Benedetta Trailer #2 Entangles a Disturbed Nun in a Forbidden Love Affair
IFC Films has released a new teaser trailer for Benedetta, Paul Verhoeven's latest feature. Telling the true story of a love affair between nuns in an Italian convent during the 17th century, the title first premiered in July at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival where it was up for the Palme d'Or. The movie is now set for a wider release on Dec. 3, and you can check out the new teaser below.
The official synopsis for Benedetta reads: "A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair. Based on Judith C. Brown's Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy."
Paul Verhoeven directs Benedetta using a screenplay co-written with David Birke. Saïd Ben Saïd, Michel Merkt, and Jerome Seydoux produced. The movie