FEARnet have released a short video interview with The Exorcist star Linda Blair and cinematographer Owen Roizman. You can watch it embedded below.
This is another clip in what is becoming many publicity interviews being strewn across the internet promoting The Exorcist on blu-ray, released October 5, 2010. It’s one of the most highly anticipated releases on the format, and Exorcist fans everywhere are excited to see exciting new behind-the-scenes footage and documentaries.
Here, Roizman talks about deliberately filming The Exorcist in a natural way.
If you make it believable, you draw the audience subconsciously into the story, making them feel like this is believable. Whereas, the standard horror thing is to put a light underneath (the subject), use wide angle lenses or shoot something up close and distort things– we purposely stayed away from all of those things because we didn’t want to take the audience out of the story.
Watch the complete video embedded below.