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Release Date:
10 May 1979 (Italy) See more »
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From the Secret Files of the Vatican!
Plot:
A demented nun sliding through morphine addiction into madness, whilst presiding over a regime of lesbianism... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Directed by
Giulio Berruti 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Giulio Berruti  writer
Enzo Gallo  idea
Alberto Tarallo  writer

Produced by
Enzo Gallo .... producer
 
Original Music by
Alessandro Alessandroni 
 
Cinematography by
Antonio Maccoppi (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Mario Giacco 
 
Production Design by
Franco Vanorio 
 
Costume Design by
Alberto Tarallo 
 
Makeup Department
Mauro Gavazzi .... makeup artist
Maria Rizzo .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Giancarlo Funaro .... unit manager
Marcello Papaleo .... production manager
Mariella Vari .... production secretary
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alberto Vari .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Stefano Paltrinieri .... set dresser
Velio Zamprioli .... props
 
Sound Department
Roberto Edwin Forrest .... sound recordist (as Robert Forrest)
Antonio Gallo .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Giancarlo Battaglia .... assistant camera
Pippo Carta .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alberto Tarallo .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Patrizia Oppedisano .... first assistant editor
Andrea Vari .... second assistant editor
 
Other crew
Stefano Cecchi .... action stills
 

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Also Known As:
"Suor Omicidi" - Italy (original title)
"Killer Nun" - USA (DVD box title)
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85 min
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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (V)See more »
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Suor Omicidi - Seq. 8See more »

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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
highly enjoyable, 17 June 2004
Author: dispet from Melbourne, Australia

a very, very silly film. not once will you feel horror or revulsion (unless you are the sensitive type or a nun) but you may smirk, and you may laugh and you may even find yourself cheering on dear old sister gertrude as she goes on her rampage of false teeth destruction, morphine addiction, random sex and abuse and an extreme misuse of stockings. somehow this all ties together in a film which is somewhat cohesive, quite impressively directed for the most part, beautifully scored, very well acted and just generally entertaining. certainly not for everybody though, you do have to have a slightly bent idea of entertainment or at least enjoy cinema on the edge, on the edge of what, im not quite sure. over all, an enjoyable psychodrama with a touch of taboo.

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