About the film
monk sexuality religion devil monastery temptation literary adaptation
Release Date: November 02, 1972
|Producers||:||Zack Norman, Henry Lange|
|Writers||:||Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carrière, Antonio Troiso, Matthew Lewis, Adonis Kyrou|
Ambrosio (Franco Nero) is a monk who is sexually tempted by an emissary of the Devil, a young girl in monk's robes. After he has committed numerous crimes, it appears that he will be caught and punished by the Inquisition. Instead, he signs up on the Devil's team and wins his freedom.. and eventually, the papacy.