Paul Verhoeven to Direct Lesbian Nun Story BLESSED VIRGIN
You can never have too many lesbian nun movies.
Paul Verhoeven will direct Blessed Virgin (Sainte Vierge), starring Virginie Efiria. The two previously worked together on Elle, which was the director's first French-language film and proved to be quite the combustible little drama. Blessed Virgin will also be a French-language production.
Producer Said Ben Said made the announcement via Twitter. In their report, ScreenDaily notes that the source material is Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy by Judith C. Brown. Here is their synopsis of the academic work: