Devils of Monza

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Devils of Monza
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Directed by Luciano Odorisio
Produced by Giovanni Di Clemente
Written by Gino Capone
Carlo Lizzani
Luciano Odorisio
Piero Chiara
Music by Pino Donaggio
Cinematography Romano Albani
Release date
  • 1987 (1987)
Language Italian

Devils of Monza (Italian: La monaca di Monza, also known as Sacrilege) is a 1987 Italian historical erotic-drama film directed by Luciano Odorisio. It is loosely based on real life events of Marianna de Leyva, better known as "The Nun of Monza", whose story was made famous by the Alessandro Manzoni's novel The Betrothed.[1][2]



  1. ^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269. 
  2. ^ Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 2000. ISBN 887742429X. 

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