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Benedetta

Benedetta

★★★★

Verhoeven does not miss!!!

Erotic, violent, religiously sinful and absurdist.

The film satirizes religion as a form of power, burning in carnal pleasures, punishment, blasphemy, fervent devotion and dubiousness. The beauty of Benedetta is that it never provides a straightforward answer to all of our questions, leaving it up to us to decide if we believe or not.

Although the entire cast is excellent but it's Virginie Efira's lead performance as the titular Benedetta that keeps this film shining so bright.

This is classic nunsploitation at its finest.

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Oh my fucking god! Bless or condemn Paul Verhoeven, BENEDETTA is a wild, sexy, campy & violent assault on religious hypocrisy & ignorance as he unleashes hellish fury & heavenly love with his latest. Funnier than expected with a devoted performance from Virginie Efra that reaches biblical heights of madness. Loved it!

Benedetta

Benedetta

★★★★

people from this time period wouldn’t have any issues if they knew how to just vibe

Benedetta

Benedetta

★★★★

Batshit insane. Rides the border of camp so well. Not a single part of this movie is boring. So good.

Jesus works in wild fucking ways. Benedetta delivers all the sex, violence, and satire that you hoped for. A fiery, entertaining tale straight from the more fun bible that unfortunately doesn’t exist.

half the movie: what is faith? what is god? your body is your biggest enemy.

the other half of the movie: with her bosom heaving for christ, she breasted boobily to the nunnery and titted inside

her only crime was being horny and theatrical