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Sacred Flesh

  • Film

Time Out says

Nigel Wingrove's earlier short, Visions of Ecstasy, was banned in Britain as blasphemous. Mother Superior Elizabeth (Daly) lies in her convent tower. Amid her crucifixes, she tries to reconcile her sexual urges and her divine calling. Her vows are threatened by a crisis of faith, her yearnings are too much for her, and, in her hallucinations, she protests her virtue and virginity to Mary Magdalene, playing devil's advocate. Mother Superior's torment is intercut with her fantasies, cue dolled-up 'nuns' pleasuring themselves and each other with crucifixes.
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Release Details

  • Duration:75 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Nigel Wingrove
  • Screenwriter:James MacDonald, Geoff Mills, Nigel Wingrove
  • Cast:
    • Willow
    • Simon Hill
    • Rachel Taggart
    • Moyna Cope
    • Sally Tremaine
    • Kristina Bill
    • Emily Booth
    • Moses Rockman
    • Daisy Weston
    • Eileen Daly
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