Paul Verhoeven rejects idea that “Benedetta” is blasphemous – Cannes – Deadline

At the Cannes Film Festival press conference for the title in competition with Paul Verhoeven Benedetta this morning, the director and cast answered a series of questions about the use of nudity and sex in the film while Verhoeven bristled at the suggestion Benedetta is in no way blasphemous. “I don’t really understand how you …

Director Paul Verhoeven predicts US outrage over his “non-sploitation film” Benedetta

Director Paul Verhoeven has predicted outrage in the United States over his new “religiously guilty” lesbian “non-sploitation” film Benedetta. Verhoeven – who broke the “barrier of decency” in mainstream films with his cross-legged scene in Basic Instinct – says he doesn’t think Benedetta “will be outrageous, at least not in Western Europe.” The film is …

The craziest moments of the movie Nunsploitation Benedetta

Verhoeven’s latest, premiering at Cannes, is an attack of graphic sex, graphic deaths, elaborate nun gossip, Charlotte Rampling being bitchy, and incredibly groomed pubic hair. Photo: IFC that of Paul Verhoeven Benedetta begins with a title card that says, “This movie was inspired by real events.” After smiling happily for two hours at the chaos …

Cannes Film Festival 2021: Stars arrive on red carpet for Benedetta premiere

The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing after being canceled last year amid the coronavirus pandemic, and a host of stars stepped out for the fourth day of the event. And Maggie Gyllenhaal was gorgeous as she walked the red carpet alongside Izabel Goulart and Tina Kunakey for the Benedetta premiere on Friday. The …