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Verhoevens Blessed Virgin is now called Benedetta

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The new film that director Paul Verhoeven this summer include hot Benedetta. Was previously the title of his new production Blessed Virgin.

Paul Verhoeven

The pictures of Benedetta’s go Thursday July 19 in Italy, reports the Dutch co-producer Topkapi Films. The Belgian actress Virginie Efira (Elle) and Berlinale Shooting star Daphne Patakia (Interruption) play the lead roles, alongside Charlotte Rampling (45 years) and Lambert Wilson (of Gods and Men, The Matrix).

Paul Verhoeven announced the project about a lesbian nun last year. The erotic drama is an adaptation of the book Immodest Acts author Judith C. Brown. The book tells about the life of lesbian nun Benedetta Carlini, who in the renaissance lived in a monastery in Italy. Brown based her novel, which she in the eighties, has published research in the archives of Florence.

For the project, Verhoeven along with production company: SBS Productions, with whom he had previously also the thriller Elle made, that he has two Golden Globes in the awards.

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