Behind Convent Walls
Price: $4.98 / €3.59
Drama (1978) 95 minutes ~ Color
Alternate title: Interno di un convent
A zealous, handsome priest, who is the confessor for a convent full of women, encourages the equally zealous abbess of one such institution to enforce the same strict rules on these unfortunate women that are applied to others. In doing so, they uncover a snake pit of sexual couplings, both lesbian and heterosexual, as well as many tools for masturbation. At the same time, a particularly disturbed inmate manages to poison herself and many of the other novitiates in yet another scandal which is covered up by church authorities.
Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Writers: Walerian Borowczyk, Stendhal (novel)
Stars: Ligia Branice, Howard Ross and Marina Pierro
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