Here’s the official synopsis: Based on a true story, a 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta’s shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core. Benedetta hit theaters and VOD on December 3, 2021.
Here’s the synopsis for Benedetta directed by Paul Verhoeven: In the late 15th century, with 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.
Benedetta will debut at the the 2021 Cannes Film Festival and in French cinemas on July 9th 2021.