Picking up where 2010’s The Last Exorcism
left off, Nell Sweetzer (Ashley Bell), once the guileless daughter of a kindly farmer, has been reduced to a feral wisp of a woman curled up on the counter of a terrified couple who quickly call the proper authorities. Upon examination, she is determined to be physically healthy, but she’s unwilling or unable to talk. However, the traumatized Nell is roused from catatonia after a nurse snips off a lock of her hair to complete a gris-gris bag (interestingly, voodoo stands in for Catholicism this time around). She remembers little more than her own name and her parents’ deaths at the hands of a demon called Abalam, and i...