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on 13 May 2016
Having crucified love and its expression through sexual intimacies, religions such as Christianity and Islam offer fear, which is expressed through cruelty, as an official replacement - this is the essence of true sin and of this powerful film.
Susan Hemingway, née Maria Rosalia Coutinho, exquisitely innocent and pure, is mesmerizing in her performance of the beautiful novice Maria, the embodiment of divine love.