The Nuns of St. Archangel

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The Nuns of St. Archangel (Le monache di Sant'Arcangelo) (1973, Italy/France) is a Nunsploitation film directed by Domenico Paolella. It is followed by Story of A Cloistered Nun


Main Details

  • Released in 1973
  • Color
  • Running Time: 95 Min.
  • Production Co: Imp.Ex.Ci. | Les Films Jacques Leitienne | P.A.C. | Splendida
  • Directed by Domenico Paolella
  • Written by Tonino Cervi, Domenico Paolella
  • Starring Anne Heywood, Luc Merenda, Ornella Muti, Martine Brochard, Muriel Catalá, Claudia Gravy, Pier Paolo Capponi
  • Produced by Tonino Cervi
  • Original Music by Piero Piccioni
  • Cinematography by Giuseppe Ruzzolini
  • Film Editing by Nino Baragli

Plot Summary

  • To prevent the young Isabella from seeing her love Mario, she is sent to the convent of St Archangel, where contact with the outside world is strictly forbidden, and a power struggle rages on as two nuns are eager to become the new abbess.


  • In the convent of St. Archangel, there is a struggle for lust & love.

Also Known As

  • Escándalo en el convento (Spain)
  • Innocents from Hell
  • Die Nonne von Verona (Germany)
  • Pyhän luostarin nunnat (Finland)
  • Les Religieuses du Saint Archange (France) |
  • Sisters of Satan
  • St. Arcangelon nunnat (Finland)
  • The Nun and the Devil
  • The Nuns of Saint Archangel
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