Please Protest NOW.
Both at the famous French Cannes Film Festival and at the New York Film Festival, major media staged a HUGE promotion for IFC Films’ release of the movie: BENEDETTA.
- “One scene in the period drama sees a statue of the Virgin Mary being used as a sex toy, which Comingsoon.net wrote ‘results in just free blasphemy.’ ” ~ People.com
- Director Verhoeven: “The use of sex toys does not appear in the book I based the movie off of, so why did we include it? To intensify the drama.” ~ The Jerusalem Post