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20 December 2012

Kino Lorber/Redemption Films has VISIONS OF ECSTASY (review)

Banned in the UK for more than twenty years on charges of blasphemy (the UK's blasphemy laws were not abolished until 2008), the short VISIONS OF ECSTASY - an erotic take on the religious ecstasy of St. Teresa - headlines this collection of Redemption Films' founder Nigel Wingrove.  The collection also includes his first short film AXEL, the poetic FAUSTINE, and his first feature SACRED FLESH in which the mother superior of a convent is bedeviled by the lusts of her sister confessors and the apparition of Mary Magdalene.

REVIEW LINKS: Kino Lorber/Redemption Films (US) Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-In)

VISIONS OF ECSTASY: THE FILMS OF NIGEL WINGROVE DVD specs:
  •  "Visions of Ecstasy" 1989 short film
  • "Axel" 1988 short film
  • "Faustine" 1990 short film
  • "Sacred Flesh" 2000 feature film
  • "Visions of Ecstasy" outtakes
  • Interview with Nigel Wingrove
  • "Hail Mary! A Brief Peak at Nunsploitation" featurette
  • 34-page PDF liner notes
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