Visions of redemption

Visions of salvation

Futurism 2.0

I just saw ”Visions of ecstasy” directed by Nigel Wintrope. A short film which has a few claims to fame; the main being that it is the only film that has been banned in England on the sole grounds of blasphemy.

The film is indeed a short film, and without dialogue.

Now having seen it I can surely understand the desire and action for why it was banned. It is a highly erotic film with a focus on sexual fantasies between a nun and a dead Christ still attached to his cross. Apart from this it also features the standard ”Nunsplotation”. However, the scenes that really create the most effect are the scenes between the nun and Christ.

What really makes me understand the reason for imposing censorship is that the erotic scene are also very connected to more approved scenes of worship. What I relate to here is the…

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