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9th July 2021
2h 11m
Paul Verhoeven
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Benedetta is a 2021 Drama Erotica film released on 9th July; Paul Verhoeven directed the film which stars Virginie Efira, Daphne Patakia, and Charlotte Rampling. The film is based on a true story. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $21,697,275 on its budget.

Rotten Tomatoes

A 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta's shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 5:04am.

Watch Benedetta (2021) online

Updated: 18th Jan 2024, 4:55pm

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Production Companies

Belga Productions France 3 Cinéma SBS Productions Topkapi Films

Benedetta Content Advisories

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Graphic Violence
Sexual Content

Benedetta Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

3% 13-19
5% 20-29
5% 40-49
5% 50-59
8% 60-69
3% 70-79
70% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

49% Female
51% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

11% Nun
89% Unknown

Benedetta FAQ

When was Benedetta released?

Benedetta was released on Friday July 9th, 2021.

Is Benedetta Based on a True Story?

Yes, the film is based on a true story. However, it is very common in these kinds of films for scenes, characters or situations to be changed or fictionalised for dramatic effect. Even when that is the case, the overall story and main characters are based on non-fictional people and events.

Who plays the lead role(s) in Benedetta?

The lead role is played by Virginie Efira in the role of Benedetta Carlini.

How much did Benedetta cost to make?

The budget was $24,350,000.

How much money did Benedetta make?

The worldwide revenue was $2,652,725.

Is Benedetta on Netflix?

No, Benedetta is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Benedetta on Amazon Prime?

No, Benedetta is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Benedetta on Disney Plus?

No, Benedetta is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States