"I use a lot of repetition. And it becomes a filmic way of talking because as you put the same image after the other, even though it’s the exact identical image, everyone sees something changing from one image to the next."
"I think of terror as really a disturbance in one’s sense of the normal or disturbance in one’s sense of groundedness- who I am and who other people are and what the world is and maybe what the boundary between these things are. In the case of ‘The Exorcist’ it literally is about a force that mixes up the boundary of the individual and the world outside the individual. I’m really interested in that discomfort and that sense of alienation from one’s sense of centeredness in one’s body or in one’s sense."
- Paul Pfeiffer