The Possession of Joel Delaney
Directed by: Waris Hussein
Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Perry King
Run Time: 106 Minutes
Format: 1.78:1 Widescreen
Rating: R
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Before The Exorcist, there was The Possession of Joel Delaney. Shirley MacLaine stars as Norah Benson, a New Yorker who puzzles over sudden changes in her brother's behavior. Joel (Perry King at his most frightening) has begun speaking Spanish and practicing strange rituals. In order to protect her family and save her brother, Norah must delve deep into the mysterious world of Santeria, where she begins to suspect that the spirit of a serial killer may be the reason for Joel's behavior. Fraught with occult tension throughout, The Possession of Joel Delaney is a masterful thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat until the unspeakable conclusion.