“Damned If You Don’t’” is Friedrich’s subversive and ecstatic response to her Catholic upbringing. Blending conventional narrative technique with impressionistic camerawork, symbols and voice-overs, this film creates an intimate study of sexual expression and repression. Featuring Peggy Healey as a young nun tormented by her desire for the sultry irresistible Ela Troyano.
United States /1987
1988 – Atlanta FF: Best Experimental Narrative Film, 1988 – Toronto IFF, 1988 – Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema
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