BENEDETTA (131 R)

BENEDETTA

SUMMARY

A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.

French and Latin with English Subtitles

DIRECTOR: Paul Verhoeven
WRITERS: David Birke, Paul Verhoeven
CAST: Virginie Efira,  Charlotte Rampling, Daphne Patakia


 

REVIEW

“[A] gleefully lurid period-piece look at sapphic lust and religious rot.”

Stephen Garrett, Observer