Synopsis

Set in the late 17th century and inspired by true events, Benedetta follows a young woman who joins a convent in Pescia, Tuscany as a plague ravages the land that surrounds it. Capable of performing miracles from an early age, Benedetta’s impact on life in the community is immediate and momentous.

MUBI's take

From showgirls to nuns: the latest sensation from the king of erotic thrillers immerses us in the religious visions and illicit desires of a 17th-century mystic abbess. Sensual, scandalous, elegant yet obscene, Benedetta offers up a perversely provocative critique of religious hypocrisy.

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