Keswick Film Club - The Devils

Saturday 14th November 8:00 PM

The Devils 

Director: Ken Russell Country: UK
Cert: 18 Year: 1971 Length: 111 mins
The Devils

Programme Notes

Cinema Handout (PDF 165KB)

Audience Reaction

Score: 66.07% Attendance: 30

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Synopsis

Adapted from Aldous Huxley's "The Devil's of Loudun," the story revolves around a liberal-thinking priest in 17th Century France, whose womanizing exploits make him unpopular with the Catholic clergy and whose political views make him a liability for Cardinal Richelieu. He is denounced and accused of consorting with the devil and having sexual activities with the nuns in the town's convent, most notably Sister Jeanne, an unsatisfied, humpbacked nun in love with him.

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