Director Paul Verhoeven hits back at fury over his Cannes lesbian nun film Benedetta

//Director Paul Verhoeven hits back at fury over his Cannes lesbian nun film Benedetta

Director Paul Verhoeven hits back at fury over his Cannes lesbian nun film Benedetta

Veteran film provocateur Paul Verhoeven hit back on Saturday at Catholics who have condemned his lesbian nun film Benedetta as blasphemous over scenes in which a statue of the Virgin Mary is used as a sex toy.The Basic Instinct and Showgirls director, who has also long drawn the ire of feminists, told reporters at the Cannes Film Festival that he had nothing to be ashamed of.“How you can you be blasphemous about something that happened, that is true?” asked the 82-year-old, speaking to…

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