Wednesday Night Pitcher Show
Arguably the scariest motion picture ever made, William Friedkin’s THE EXORCIST was unleashed on an unsuspecting American public in 1973. The film quickly became a nationwide sensation, leading to religious boycotts, fainting, and a huge box office return. Oscar nominee Linda Blair beat out hundreds of other child actors to land the role of Regan MacNeil, a 12-year-old who is possessed by the devil. After exhausting all other practical options, Regan’s mother, Chris (Ellen Burstyn), acknowledges the supernatural nature of her daughter’s condition and recruits Father Damien Karras (Jason Miller) to stage an exorcism. Aided by the mysterious Jesuit exorcist Father Merrin (Max von Sydow), Father Damien must confront not only the supernatural phenomena in front of him, but also his own inadequate faith and displaced guilt over his mother’s recent death. Friedkin brings William Peter Blatty’s Oscar-winning script to shocking life by establishing a realistic, everyday tone before allowing the terror to creep in. The performances of Burstyn and Miller further help to ground the supernatural events. Like THE GODFATHER before it and JAWS shortly after, the breakout success of THE EXORCIST helped to transform Hollywood into the blockbuster behemoth of American culture.
Grab a beer (or two) and some munchies at Eden Bar and enjoy a FREE outdoor movie on the lawn at Enzian. Come thirsty for Jell-o shot movie trivia before the show! This night of great drinks and fun flicks is best enjoyed under the stars with your buddies by your side.
To help with traffic and parking Enzian will now have valet parking available for every Wednesday Night Pitcher Show for $3 per car. Show your valet stub for a free popcorn! Free parking is also available at First Watch and State Farm across the street.
This event is free and open to the public. If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to Enzian to support quality programming just like this, click here.
If you are interested in sponsoring a Wednesday Night Pitcher Show, please contact the Development Office
USA, 1973, In English, 132 min, Rated R, Directed by William Friedkin
Wednesday night Pitcher Show outdoor screenings are dependant upon Florida's famously unpredictable weather conditions. In an effort to avoid cancelling an event, we may wait until 30 minutes prior to the set screening time to officially post a cancellation notice; which will be posted on our Facebook. You may also call Enzian's Box Office at 407-629-1088 x230 for more information. Thank you for your understanding, and if your screening is rained out - keep an eye out for a rain date!
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- 8:00 PM