La Sainte Famille (1972)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - France, Switzerland  |  
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Cults of noteworthy psychological unhealthiness exist in and around most countries. This French/Swiss tragedy, based on a true story, tells of a cult originating in Catholicism, which believed that the Virgin Mary communicated with them through a nun's automatic writing. As internal tensions grow, the cult attempts to indoctrinate a young woman into receiving direct messages from the Virgin. When she cannot, they beat her to exorcise an imagined obstructing devil. This results in the girl's death.



cult, exorcism, indoctrination, killing, murder, nun, religion, torture