The Nun of Monza
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
The Nun of Monza (1969, Italy) is a Nunsploitation film directed by Eriprando Visconti.
- Released in 1969
- Runtime: 97 min (uncut PAL)
- Rated: R
- Production Co: Clesi Cinematografica, San Marco
- Distribution Co: Tower (1970) (USA) (dubbed)
- Directed by Eriprando Visconti
- Written by Giampiero Bona (as Gian Piero Bona), Edward Bond, Mario Mazzucchelli, Eriprando Visconti
- Starring: Anne Heywood, Hardy Krüger, Antonio Sabato, Anna Maria Alegiani, Margarita Lozano (as Margherita Lozano)
- Produced by Silvio Clementelli
- Original Music by Ennio Morricone
- Cinematography by Luigi Kuveiller
- Film Editing by Sergio Montanari
- A film loosely based on real life events of Marianna De Leyva, better known as "The Nun of Monza," a 17th century nun accused of and tried by the church for breaking celibacy and plotting murder.
- A true story taken from the archives of the archdiocese of Milan.
- Her other love is God.
- Within the walls of the convent of Monza, our Sister Virginia was violated ... she fell in love like any other woman.
Also Known As
- Die Nonne von Monza (Germany)
- La Monaca di Monza: Una storia lombarda
- La Monja de Monza (Spain)
- La Religieuse de Monza (France)
- The Awful Story of the Nun of Monza (UK)
- The Lady of Monza (USA)