TRIPLE Bill: Sacred Flesh / Visions Of Ecstacy / The Sinful Nuns Of St Valentine

Sacred Flesh – Nigel Wingrove, 2000, 73 mins

Visions Of Ecstacy – Nigel Wingrove, 1989, 19 mins

The Sinful Nuns Of St Valentine – Sergio Grieco, 1974, 93 mins

A Nunsploitation threesome: NUNS! SEX! SACRILEGE! all for $6.66 (sin.sin.sin)

Sacred Flesh

In the midst of LIFE we are in DEATH… Mother Superior Elizabeth lies in her convent tower. Amid her crucifixes, she tries to reconcile her sexual urges and her divine calling. Her vows are threatened by a crisis of faith, her yearnings are too much for her, and, in her hallucinations, she protests her virtue and virginity to Mary Magdalene, playing devil’s advocate. Mother Superior’s torment is intercut with her fantasies, cue dolled-up ‘nuns’ pleasuring themselves and each other with crucifixes.

Visions Of Ecstacy

Banned for 25 years! The only film ever to have been banned outright in the UK solely on the grounds of blasphemy. Further its depiction and interpretations of the erotic imaginings of the 16th Century Carmelite nun, St. Teresa, were such that the films banning was upheld in an historic judgement at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg in a case that took seven years to reach its conclusion. Now, due to the abolition of the UK’s blasphemy law in 2008, Visions of Ecstasy is finally available.

The Sinful Nuns Of St Valentine

Possessed, demonic, & sex crazed… Pursued by soldiers, having been accused of heresy, Esteban (Paolo Malco) seeks refuge in a nearby convent – the same convent to which his girlfriend Lucita (Jenny Tamburi) has been banished by her parents. In order to be reunited, Lucita must resist seduction by her lesbian cellmate (Bruna Beani), endure the deranged torments of the Inquisition, and escape from a madhouse within the convent walls. Esteban, meanwhile, contends with the advances of a sensual abbess (Françoise Prévost).

I will be saved, because I will have destroyed evil.