About the film
christianity inquisition nun exploitation hysteria biography louis xiii satire based on a true story controversy surrealism priest torture historical cult film catholic church blasphemy convent (nunnery)
Release Date: July 01, 1971
|Slogan||:||«Hell holds no surprises for them.»|
|Production Companies||:||Russo Productions|
|Producers||:||Ken Russell, Robert H. Solo, Roy Baird, Neville C. Thompson, Graham Ford|
|Writers||:||Ken Russell, Aldous Huxley, John Whiting|
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.