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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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A fantastic 'Nunsploitation' film from the 70's!! See more (33 total) »

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! Part 2 (2006) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Suor Omicidi - Seq. 8See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
A fantastic 'Nunsploitation' film from the 70's!!, 25 July 2006
Author: Flowbeer from United States

I loved this film, 'Killer Nun' (aka Suor Omicidi 1978). When I first found out about it, I knew I had to see it! This came out a year after 'Communion' (aka 'Alice, Sweet Alice') and both of these seem very similar in their approach by their directors. Both seemed to be from the same vein of film-making. European! The film is about a Nun (and a sexy one at that, played by Anita Ekberg!) who is addicted to morophine and who is losing her mind...or is she?! What's wild is that she can get away from the convent and stalk the streets for a casual sexual liason, which is one of the high-lights of the movie! She goes back to the convent and really bad things start to happen, people die....at first, they seem like 'accidents' or 'suicides', but as the film goes on, you start to see what is really happening - but I won't spoil it for others here! Just see it, rent it, buy it if you find it. The DVD is excellent. There's an interview with the director at the end and it gives insights of how they filmed this movie - inside an actual convent! And how they were able to get away with filming so many sexy scenes! There's plenty of hot sexual situations and nudity in this Euro-trash nunspoiltaion film, as well as some 'tasteful' violence! A must see for ANY Euro-horror, babe-loving film fan! I give it about a 7 1/2 out of 10! *******1/2

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