The benefit of being able to flashback during the courtroom scenes to varying perspectives on the possession and exorcism of Emily Rose allows the audience to make up their own mind about what they think may or may not have happened. My intention is to make a film that provokes people to ask themselves what they believe about evil, what they believe about the demonic.Scott Derrickson
"Scott Derrickson" is an American film director/director, screenwriter and film producer/producer. He lives in Los Angeles, California.More Scott Derrickson on Wikipedia.
I certainly wasn't interested in inserting my own point of view. The questions themselves are interesting. There are very intelligent people who come down on both sides of the argument about the existence of angels and demons. For me, it's impossible to live without reckoning -- honestly and deeply -- with those questions, because how you answer them is going to affect how you live, how you think.Scott Derrickson