The Booth Brothers, Christopher Saint and Philip Adrian, have once again delved into the history of their documentary subject. They research and tell the whole story, not just the ghostly situations, but the true story of everything involved.
People involved with the case, places the exorcism took place are all explored. Of course, a few of the places no longer exist, however that is also covered via witness interviews etc.
Most importantly is THE DIARY. At every exorcism a priest is assigned to note the happenings of the ceremony. The diary of this famous case was uncovered by these extraordinary filmmakers and the DVD 'The Haunted Boy: The Secret Diary of the Exorcist' is the result.
DVD Review; Check out the Booth Brothers and purchase the DVD. And for a limited time you will receive a copy of the diary to read for yourself the horror this boy was put through.
'The Haunted Boy' The true story of 'The Exorcist'
The Booth Brothers have once again found an historic event worthy of a paranormal documentary.
In 1971 author William Peter Blatty wrote a book supposedly based on a true event. 'The Exorcist' was subsequently made into a film in which Linda Blair co-starred as a teenager who is possessed by the 'devil' (1973).
Christopher Saint and Philip Booth are filmmakers who specialize in the paranormal side of life (or death). The Booth's new project is entitled 'The Haunted Boy: The Secret Diary of the Exorcist'. This is the true story behind Blatty's book and film. The child possessed wasn't a girl, it was a young boy.
As with all of the Booth's work, this is a very well researched documentary. 'The Haunted Boy' delves into the exorcism that was performed on this boy in his home and in a few hospitals. The bedroom and the one hospital still standing are investigated with ghost hunter Keith Age. Age also appeared in a the brothers other paradocs. EVPs are gathered as are images from the different locations involved in the ritual.
The surviving priest is interviewed for the film. The boy who is never named and has never spoken publicly about his ordeal is still alive. This film reveals a bit about him.
The diary that is mentioned in the title was found in one of the rooms that was closed off after the exorcism. It is actually the notes taken by one of the priests who attended the exorcism. There were a few copies, one of which is said to be locked away in the Vatican.
As a bonus with the purchase of this DVD, a copy of the diary is included while supplies last. Watching the film and then reading the diary that was actually kept during this exorcism is chilling.
Regardless of your religious beliefs, this film will make you wonder what is really floating around just beyond your sight in the dark. Also be aware, this possession is thought to have been caused by the boys aunt playing with a Ouija board. They aren't toys, don't find out the hard way.
If you are interested in the paranormal, the Booth's body of work is right up your alley.