Battling Evil: Inside the Mind of a Modern-Day Exorcist | Short Film Showcase

In the Tuscan hills of Italy, psychiatrist Father Raffaele Talmelli has been entrusted with an ancient and sacred duty. He is an exorcist, meaning he performs the Catholic rite of expelling evil spirits from victims of demonic possession. Before beginning the holy ritual, Talmelli must first evaluate whether the afflicted soul is suffering from a mental health issue. “There is such a big misunderstanding in our world to mistake psychiatric issues with possessions and vice versa.” As for true possessions, Talmelli emphasizes that evil can only take hold with our consent. “As long as we are alive, we can exercise our free will.”
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