Directed by Paul Verhoeven, the erotic lesbian nun horror film is based on the 1986 book Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy by Judith C.
Brown, which was based on a true story. French distributor Pathé released a synopsis for the film, which reads: “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 takes in a young woman to her convent, and the two begin a passionate affair.” Benedetta stars Virginie Efira as the title character, Lambert Wilson as The Nuncio, Daphne Patakia as Bartolomea and Charlotte