EXORCISM OF THE DEAD (2017) Overview


‘First you die, then the screaming starts…’

Exorcism of the Dead is a 2017 Canadian supernatural horror feature film written and directed by John Migliore (Frankenpimp’s Revenge: The Romeo and Juliet Massacre; Creature from Cannibal Creek; Poltergeist Encounters). The Survival Zombie Films production stars Sarah Swerid, Nick Biskupek, Rich Piatkowski and Deborah Jayne Reilly Smith.


Candace (Sarah Swerid) is a deeply troubled young woman who is possessed by an ambitious demon. Her family has tried every conventional method to heal her, but both medicine and psychology have failed. As a last resort, they reach out for aid from the Church. They are unaware that Father Abuna (Nick Biskupek), the priest who arrives to deal with the situation, has his own dark secrets…

Exorcism of the Dead was released on May 28, 2019, by Wild Eye Releasing.

Cast and characters:

  • Sarah Swerid … Candace
  • Nick Biskupek … Father Abuna
  • Rich Piatkowski … Philip
  • Deborah Jayne Reilly Smith … Eunice – The HiderBed of the DeadThe Drownsman
  • Carrie Beale … Lila – Blood Child
  • Rachél Hopkins … Darcy
  • Magalie R Bazinet … Portia
  • Sean C. Dwyer … Drake
  • Brent Baird … Adam
  • Michelle Connor … Lilith
  • Simon Winterson … David Bril
  • Lena Montecalvo … Sandra Bonnefonte
  • Brett Kelly … Peter Andrews – Blood Red MoonKingdom of the VampireGoregoyles 2
  • John Migliore … Bishop Gaza
  • Simon Wheeldon … Isaac
  • Mike Trebilcock … Thomas
  • Angela Migliore … Jillian
  • Andre Guantanamo … Dive Master
  • Kyle Hytonen … Cab Driver

Filming locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Film Facts:

John Migliore is also an actor, having played more than seventy film roles at the time of writing, and he runs website Indie Horror Online

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