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Published 11 21, 2014
Year : 2011
Release date : 28 January 2011
Genres: Drama, Horror, Thriller,
Director : Mikael Håfström,
Writers: Michael Petroni, Matt Baglio,
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciarán Hinds, Rutger Hauer,
Time: 114 min.
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The Rite is a 2011 American supernatural thriller film directed by Mikael Håfström and written by Michael Petroni.It is loosely based on Matt Baglio's book The Rite: The Making of a Modern Exorcist.which itself is based on real events as witnessed and recounted by then, exorcist-in-training, American Father Gary Thomas and his experiences from being sent to Rome to be trained and work daily with veteran clergy of the practice.The film stars Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donoghue, Alice Braga and Rutger Hauer.Shot in Rome, Budapest,and Blue Island, it was released on January 28, 2011.An American seminary student travels to Italy to take an exorcism course.Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue), disillusioned with his past job as a mortician, decides to enter a seminary school and abdicate his vows upon completion, thereby getting a free college degree. Four years have passed, and Michael is being ordained to the diaconate at the seminary. After ordination, he writes a letter of resignation to his superior, Father Matthew, citing a lack of faith. Father Matthew (Toby Jones), apparently wanting to talk to Michael, attempts to catch up to Michael on the street. He trips as he walks over a curb, causing a cyclist to swerve into the path of an oncoming van. The young female cyclist, Sandra (Marija Karan), is critically injured. Seeing Michael's clerical garb, the cyclist asks him for absolution before her last breath. Initially hesitant but unable to refuse, Michael comforts her and performs a blessing ritual, thereby absolving her of her sins. Seeing how calmly Michael handled the situation, Father Matthew tells Michael that he is called to be a priest despite his resignation. He also tells Michael that with the rise of demonic possessions every year, the Church needs more exorcists and says that he has the potential to become an exorcist. Father Matthew wants to send him to the Vatican in Rome, so he can attend a class on exorcism taught by his friend Father Xavier (Ciarán Hinds). Michael reluctantly accepts after being told by Father Matthew that the Church might convert his scholarship into a student loan that would cost $100,000 if his immediate resignation stands. If Michael attends the exorcism class and still desires to resign afterwards, then they will discuss matters (hinting that he may be free to leave).