It’s difficult getting to the top; it’s more difficult staying there.– Jason Miller, 1973

Best known as Father Damien Karras in The Exorcist, Jason Miller was an award-winning playwright and actor who experienced a brilliant period of national acclaim, then curiously abandoned Hollywood to return to live and work in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

In Miller’s Tale, filmmaker Rebecca Marshall Ferris explores the complex relationship between Miller and his hometown.