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The Lady of Monza (1969)

La monaca di Monza (original title)
R | | Drama | May 1970 (USA)

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Sister Francesca Imbersaga
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Sister Candida Colomba
Maria Michi ...
Sister Bianca Homati
Rita Calderoni ...
Isabella
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Giovanni degli Hortensi
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Count Taverna
Francesco Carnelutti ...
Cantastorie
Tino Carraro ...
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Within the walls of the convent of Monza, our Sister Virginia was violated ... she fell in love like any other woman. See more »

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Luchino Visconti had tried to make this with Sophia Loren, but it never materialized. See more »

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Pretentious.
19 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found this film to be pompous hogwash: much more honest and interesting films dealing with the same subject matter have been made by exploitation directors like Jess Franco and Joe D'Amato. Try Franco's The Sex Demons, Joe D'Amato's Images in a Convent, Mingozzi's Flavia the Heretic, or Bruno Mattei's True Story of the Nun of Monza. In fact, Franco, at his best, could run circles around so-called "serious" directors who churned out pretentious "respectable" films such as this one. Skip it and stick with the others I named. And if you like them, you might want to branch out and try some of their other works, such as Franco's Soledad Miranda trilogy.


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