Commentary on Monxa Mala – The Images

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A Commentary on Monxa Mala – The Images by Rich Moreland Four images of importance dominate the film. First is the whipping post where the crucifixions are also carried out. It’s a Freudian phallic symbol and central to the male dominance of the dungeon. Leticia’s suffering while manacled to it is the main focus of the film. […]

A Commentary on Monxa Mala: The Players

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A Commentary on Monxa Mala: The Players Leticia (Simonne): The Marquise’s daughter. She organizes a pagan feast that breaks “the sacred silence of the monastery” and is punished for her transgression. Lucrecia (Mila): The Enforcer. She is loyal to the Father. When he orders a scourging to “correct” a deviant novice, Lucrecia steps in to […]

Commentary on Monxa Mala: Part One

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A Commentary on Monxa Mala: Part One by Rich Moreland In this first installment on Monxa Mala, we’ll set the stage for the film. Photos are courtesy of Pachamama/Decadent films. The Inquisition drawing is from gregfallis.com. This latest Jac Avila niche creation celebrates the visual delights that enrich his fan base. Maleficarum II: Monxa Mala is a […]

The Center Of The Storm

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Leticia, At The Center Of The Storm Leticia, the Marquise’s daughter, arrives to the dungeons of the Holy Office with a chip on her shoulder. She was forced into the monastery by her mother. “I’m the gift from my mother to our most holy church” she tells Agustinus, her hands tied above her head, her […]

The Mad Monk

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The Mad Monk Runs Amok  Agustinus sits at his usual chair in the depths of the dungeon and waits for Leticia to be brought in. He’s there to punish the young woman for having organized a pagan feast at the monastery, where she was forced to enter by her mother, the wealthy Marquise that owns most […]

The Faithful Servant

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Justa, The Loyal and Faithful Servant When Leticia arrives to the dungeons of the Holy Office, she brings Justa with her, one of Leticia’s family servants who was sent to the monastery to take care of the young mistress needs. Being the daughter of the Marquise has its privileges. Justa is as loyal and trustworthy as a […]

Perfectly Sadomasochistic

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Julia, The Perfectly Sadomasochist Novice She loves to torture, but she loves to be tortured even more Julia, played by Stephanie, aka Katerine, arrives to the dungeon with Leticia, they are friends, and she participated of the pagan feast Leticia organized at the monastery. As Julia watches Leticia being whipped for her transgressions, she notices Barbara’s closeness to […]