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Le scomunicate di San Valentino (1974)

 -  Drama | Horror  -  26 March 1974 (Italy)
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Lucita has been locked away in a convent by her family in order to keep her away from her lover, Esteban. The pair make plans to elope, but Esteban is accused of heresy before Lucita can ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Françoise Prévost ...
The Abbess
Jenny Tamburi ...
Lucita
Paolo Malco ...
Esteban
Franco Ressel ...
Don Alonso - Lucita's father
Corrado Gaipa ...
Father Onorio
Gino Rocchetti
Pier Giovanni Anchisi ...
Isidro (as Piero Anchisi)
Calisto Calisti
Aldina Martano ...
Sister Rosario (as Alda Martano)
Bruna Beani ...
Josefa
Barbara Herrera
María Luisa Sala
Adriana Facchetti
Dada Gallotti
Cinzia Greco
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Lucita has been locked away in a convent by her family in order to keep her away from her lover, Esteban. The pair make plans to elope, but Esteban is accused of heresy before Lucita can escape. Hiding in the convent, Esteban discovers the horrifying depravity of the covent's abbess, Sister Incarnation. Can Esteban rescue his love from this madhouse before the inquisitor discovers what is going on and has everyone executed? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Mis-information, I might say.
12 March 2005 | by (Hawaii, USA) – See all my reviews

At risk of sounding sleazy, I do like 70/80's exploitation flicks. I just can't get enough of the weirdness that they offer.

Coming across a film with a title like this could and should be a reason to rejoice. If only it lived up to it's name.

During Inquisition-era Spain, a man is wrongly accused of a crime. In his attempt to flee he is injured and takes refuge in a convent. This convent also happens to be the same place his beloved has been put by her father, who wants to keep the love birds apart. All looks like it might turn out well, until our female lead's room-mate turns up dead and she is the prime suspect.

Given name and set-up, one would imagine all sorts of sacrilegious sexual goings-on, but instead the film takes itself really seriously and sexual encounters are limited to some (relatively) brief nudity and all of one sex scene, which itself is pretty tame.

It fails miserably at being a 'real' film and isn't all that good at being exploitation either.

3/10


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