Our Lady of the Turks (1968)
aka Nostra signora dei turchi
Genre: Drama | Surreal | Experimental
Country: Italy | Director: Carmelo Bene
Language: Italian | Subtitles: English (Optional, embedded in mkv file)
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1 | Length: 122mn
Dvdrip H264 Mkv – 768×576 – 25fps – 2.16gb
Independent filmmaker Carmelo Bene makes his debut in this feature that concerns the murder of the Saracens in the city of Otranto centuries ago. Our Lady appears at various time in the film, symbolic of the carnal desires and spiritual dreams of all men.
Flashbacks and avant garde cinematic techniques provide passages of erotica and black humor on occasion. The story was taken from Bene’s own novel as the author oversees all aspects of writing, production and direction in this experimental and provocative film.