A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.
Did You Know?
, long-time collaborator of director Paul Verhoeven
, had written the first draft of the screenplay a long time before the film went into production. He wasn't involved in later re-writes by David Birke
. Soeteman chose to remain uncredited, citing his dissatisfaction with the movie's emphasis on sexual content, especially how Paul Verhoeven
had ditched many of the feminist elements in his script version in favor of "fumbling with genitals". See more