Benedetta movie review: erotic lesbian nun romance a sideshow to Paul Verhoeven’s broadside aimed at Catholic Church’s corruption and exploitation

//Benedetta movie review: erotic lesbian nun romance a sideshow to Paul Verhoeven’s broadside aimed at Catholic Church’s corruption and exploitation

Benedetta movie review: erotic lesbian nun romance a sideshow to Paul Verhoeven’s broadside aimed at Catholic Church’s corruption and exploitation

3.5/5 starsDutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven, best known for bringing the erotic thriller into the Hollywood mainstream with 1992’s Basic Instinct, looks to court controversy once again with his latest offering, Benedetta. Originally planned to premiere at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, the film eventually debuted in competition at the 2021 event.A loose adaptation of Judith C. Brown’s book Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy, this French-language drama set in 17th…

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