Visione del Sabba, La

Visione del Sabba, La (movie)

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

La Visione del Sabba is a 1988 French/Italian movie directed by Marco Bellocchio. Also known as The Sabbath and The Witches' Sabbath, it stars Daniel Ezralow, Omero Antonutti, and Roberta Palladine. The story concerns a young psychiatrist named David (Ezralow) who is tormented by his own dreams. A disturbed but beautiful mental patient named Maddalena (Béatrice Dalle) resembles a woman David dreams of seeing being burned at the stake for witchcraft. Having difficulty separating fantasy and dreams from reality, David falls in love with Maddalena. A feature of the movie is a sabbatical orgy, although it is performed with all the participants fully clothed.

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