Benedetta

  • Blessed Virgin / Sainte Vierge (Working title)
Feature Film | 2018-2020 | Eroticism, Period, Thriller | Belgium, France, Netherlands

Trailers/Videos

Brief synopsis

In the late 17th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s impact on life in the community is immediate and momentous.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Virginie EfiraBenedetta Carlini [L]
Charlotte RamplingFelicita [L]
Daphné PatakiaBartolomea [L]
Lambert WilsonThe Nuncio [L]
Olivier RabourdinAlfonso Cecchi [L]
Louise ChevillotteChristina [SR]
Hervé PierrePaolo Ricordati [SR]
Clotilde CourauMidea Carlini [SR]
Pero RadicicMercenaire Borgne [SR]
Lauriane RiquetRosanna

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Director of photographyJeanne Lapoirie
1st assistant cameraLucie Colombié
Casting directorStéphane Batut
Costume designerPierre-Jean Larroque
DirectorPaul Verhoeven
EditorJob ter Burg
ComposerAnne Dudley
ProducerJérôme Seydoux
ProducerMichel Merkt
ProducerSaïd Ben Saïd
Co-producerTeun Hilte
Co-producerArnold Heslenfeld
Co-producerJérôme de Béthune
Co-producerLaurette Schillings
Co-producerChristophe Toulemonde
Co-producerPatrick Vandenbosch
Co-producerArdavan Safaee
Co-producerFrans Van Gestel
Co-producerFabrice Delville
Production designerKatia Wyszkop
Assistant art directorThierry Poulet
Line producerConchita Airoldi
Italy
Italy
Line producerLaurentina Guidotti
Italy
Italy
Production managerOlivier Hélie
Unit managerKarine Petite
ScreenwriterPaul Verhoeven
ScreenwriterDavid Birke
Literary sourceJudith C. Brown
Novel 'Immodest Acts'
Novel 'Immodest Acts'

Production companies

CompanyComment
SBS Films [fr]
Pathé [fr]
France 2 Cinéma [fr]
coproduction
coproduction
France 3 Cinéma [fr]
coproduction
coproduction
Topkapi Films [nl]
coproduction
coproduction
Belga Films [be]
coproduction
coproduction
Urania Pictures [it]
Service production
Service production

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Pathé [fr]
Aurora Films [pl]
Poland
Poland
Koch Films GmbH
Germany (theatrical)
Germany (theatrical)

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Production ServicesCare Group
Set medic
Set medic

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Virginie Efira2022César [fr]Best ActressNominated

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2021AustriaViennale
2021GermanyFilm Festival Cologne
2021FranceFestival de CannesOfficial Selection - Competition
2021SpainSan Sebastian Film Festival (Zinemaldia)Perlak

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Tuesday, 17/05/2022, 11.00 PM
RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Saturday, 05/03/2022, 1.45 AM
First showingFranceCanal+ [fr]Tuesday, 01/03/2022, 9.10 PM

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releasePolandFriday, 07/01/2022
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 02/12/2021
PremiereFriday, 09/07/2021Festival de Cannes [fr]
Theatre releaseFranceFriday, 09/07/2021