Killer Nun

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Killer Nun (1978, Italy) is a Nunsploitation film directed by Giulio Berruti.


Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time: 82 Min.
  • Distributed by Cinesud
  • Directed by Giulio Berruti
  • Starring Anita Ekberg, Paola Morra, Alida Valli, Massimo Serato, Daniele Dublino
  • Produced by Enzo Gallo
  • Original Music by Alessandro Alessandroni
  • Cinematography by Antonio Maccoppi
  • Film Editing by Mario Giacco

Plot Summary

  • A demented nun sliding through morphine addiction into madness, whilst presiding over a regime of lesbianism, torture and death. Sister Gertrude is the head nurse/nun in a general hospital, whose increasingly psychotic behavior endangers the staff and patients around her.

Also Known As

  • A Freira Assassina (Brazil)
  • Geständnis einer Nonne (Germany)
  • Hoitomuotona murha (Finland)
  • Tappajanunna (Finland)
  • The Killer Nun (UK) (video title)


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