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The Exorcist Film Still

AFI Movie Club: THE EXORCIST

Starring Ellen Burstyn (who was part of the inaugural AFI DWW class) as a mother whose young daughter is possessed by the demon Pazuzu, THE EXORCIST (1973) is director William Friedkin’s terrifying adaptation of the bestselling novel by William Peter Blatty and appears on the American Film Institute’s list of cinema’s most heart-pounding thrillers –...
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Film Still - Ellen Burstyn and Kris Kristofferson

AFI Movie Club: ALICE DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

Following a widow on her journey across the American Southwest in search of a better life for herself and her young son, ALICE DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE was directed by AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Martin Scorsese, and stars Ellen Burstyn – already an acting titan when she appeared in the film, which was released the same…
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