The Rite

Inspired by true events, The Rite follows skeptical exorcism student Michael Kovak.

By Lee Isherwood | February 22nd '11

When: 25th February

Website: www.win-therite.co.uk

Where: Cinema listings

What: Inspired by true events, The Rite follows skeptical seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O’Donoghue), who reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican.

While in Rome, he meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins) , who introduces him to the darker side of his faith.

“Hopkins is incredible, his most disturbing performance since Hannibal Lecter” – Zoo Magazine

Directed by Mikael Hafstroem (1408), The Rite is a supernatural thriller that uncovers the devil’s reach to even one of the holiest places on Earth.