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Le scomunicate di San Valentino (1974)

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 ...
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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26 March 1974 (Italy)  »

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The Sinful Nuns of Saint Valentine  »

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The nuns' outfits have zippers up the back. See more »

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Version of Mother Joan of the Angels (1961) See more »

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Nunsploitation
12 February 1999 | by (Lucas Buck, NC) – See all my reviews



Until the annual Quentin Tarantino film fests began in Austin a couple of years back, I must admit to being naive with regards to the Italian Horror genre.

I enjoy, from time to time, a little mindless entertainment shall we say, and The Sinful Nuns of Saint Valentine could hardly be more mindless. Lots of naked nuns and plenty of the mentally disturbed highlight this 93 minute epic. Don't let me give away the big entombment finish.

Not for all tastes, but if you want to try one on (Italian Horror) this benign little foray is a good starting point. Take on Mario Bava at a later date.


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