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In Northern Ireland, Catholic activists demand the withdrawal of the Benedetta film

While Paul Verhoeven’s work is broadcast this Good Friday on the MUBI video-on-demand platform, activists are circulating a petition to remove what they deem “pornographic” and “blasphemous”. Benedetta is once again subject to censorship. Directed in 2021 by Paul Verhoeven with Virginie Efira and Daphné Patakia, the feature film will be released this Friday in […]

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Banned in Russia, the film Benedetta arouses the ire of Catholic ultra-conservatives in New York

The Russian Ministry of Culture has withdrawn the operating visa without official reason. In the United States, demonstrators judge “blasphemous” Paul Verhoeven’s film with Virginie Efira. With sex, violence and religion, Benedetta do not leave indifferent. If France welcomed it with open arms in its theaters on July 9, the day of its presentation in […]