Two-disc set includes: Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) Renny Harlin directs this controversial prequel chronicling Father Merrin's (Stellan Skarsgrd) first encounter with the demon Pazuzu. Questioning his faith after witnessing firsthand the horrors of World War II, Merrin travels to East Africa to help excavate a mysterious buried Byzantine Christian church from the 5th century. But when the dig leads to horrific results, he comes face to face with the ultimate evil. Izabella Scorupco, James D'Arcy, Ralph Brown, Ben Cross also star. 114 min. C/Rtg: RDominion: Prequel To The Exorcist (2005)Originally set for release in 2004, this ambitious prequel, directed by "Taxi Driver" scribe Paul Schrader, was shelved in favor of Renny Harlin's ostensibly more commercial-friendly reshoot. In Schrader's version, Father Merrin's initial run-in with the evil Pazuzu at a post-WWII East African archeological dig is portrayed as a darker, more cerebral thriller. Stellan Skarsgrd, Gabriel Mann, Clara Bellar, Ralph Brown star. 116 min. : R Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.