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Benedetta

Erotic and deliriously funny costume drama by Paul Verhoeven (BASIC INSTINCT, ZWARTBOEK) about the life of a lesbian Italian nun in the seventeenth century.

Please note that this film is in French, with Dutch subtitles.
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In the late seventeenth century, with the plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s impact on life in the community is immediate and momentous. When she claims she can see Jesus and is seduced by a novice, the monastic community is in turmoil. Are her visions real or is Benedetta fooling everyone? While the plague strikes mercilessly outside the monastery walls, the power play between Benedetta’s supporters and her opponents reaches unprecedented heights.

Paul Verhoeven, France, 2019, 131 min. French spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Virginie Efira, Charlotte Rampling, Lambert Wilson.
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