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Behind Convent Walls
Behind Convent Walls
287 Ratings


A zealous, handsome priest encourages the equally zealous abbess of one institution to enforce the same strict rules on these unfortunate women that are applied to others.

Our take

Off to Italy for Walerian Borowczyk, who takes inspiration from Stendhal for a classic setting of sexual repression, oppression, and uninhibited release: a nunnery! Co-starring Borowczyk’s wife Ligia Branice (La Jetée) and shot in glorious soft-focus glowing light by Dario Argento’s cinematographer.