FLAVIA THE HERETIC (REGION FREE IMPORT) BLU-RAY

FLAVIA THE HERETIC (REGION FREE IMPORT) BLU-RAY

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FLAVIA THE HERETIC is judged the most graphically violent of all 'nunsploitation' films; it is so uncompromising and harsh that it courts the ranks of video nasties! It is though undeniably potent and thought-provoking, reflecting on religiously condoned violence as well as misogyny.

Director Gianfranco Mingozzi tells a story with great respect for his characters and his audience. Based on true events from Medieval Italy; Flavia (Florinda Bolkan) rebels after being imprisoned in a monastery by her tyrannical father, and joins a Muslim army invading in retaliation to the crusades. Flavia s world becomes filled with murder, rape, torture and worse. Nun, Warrior and Avenger, Flavia's will is unshakeable even when she's eventually caught and tortured.

Beautifully filmed by Alfio Contini (The Night Porter) with flashes of 'Jodorowsky-esque' surrealism and boasting a score by Oscar®-winning Nicola Piovani (Life is Beautiful), this challenging film is released here for the first time in HD on Blu-ray, uncut, finally doing justice to the searing vision of its filmmakers.

FEATURES:
Unique new Florinda Bolkan interview filmed by the label exclusively
Audio commentary exclusively made for the label by Kat Ellinger

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