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Benedetta Gates open 6pm | Films start 8pm Lotterywest Films $14 - $20
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  • France
  • Australian Premiere
3 – 9 Jan at Lotterywest Films, from $14 - $20

‘Wild, intelligent, pulsating, provocative and vibrantly alive.’


‘A substantial, sophisticated, yet briskly paced and always highly entertaining drama.’ 



As a condition of entry to Lotterywest Films, patrons must show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status and wear a mask.

To help our staff assist your entry, please allow extra time by arriving early and bring your proof of vaccination, a valid ID or a medical exemption.

Acceptable forms of vaccination proof are:

See the WA Government’s Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations page for more information.

Masks are required to be worn at Lotterywest Films at least until 6pm on Friday 7 January.

Please ensure you wear a properly fitted mask at the venue. Anyone who is present without a mask and without a valid exemption will be denied entry.

We encourage people to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Consider others and please follow COVID Safe practices.

If you were present at any of the exposure sites detailed on the WA Health website or if you are feeling unwell, do not attend the venue. Please get tested and isolate. Discretionary exchanges or refunds may be considered if you have been in direct contact with someone with suspected COVID-19.

Staying COVID-safe is a shared responsibility and the most important thing is that everyone stay safe and healthy.

If you have any concerns or are unable to attend Lotterywest Films as a result of these measures, please get in touch with us as soon as possible at [email protected]

We appreciate your patience and understanding, and we thank you in advance for your respect to our hardworking staff.




Known for erotic sensations like Basic Instinct and Showgirls, director Paul Verhoeven is back with his steamy period melodrama that shook up Cannes and divided the critics. 

In the late 17th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins a Tuscan convent as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, she suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. When she begins a passionate affair with a newcomer to the convent, Benedetta develops stigmata and the church powers that be must decide if she’s faking it – and whether that even matters.   

Benedetta mixes the serious and provocative with humour and self-aware outrageousness. It has all of Verhoeven’s trademark violence and shock factor sex scenes, but it’s also a sensuous, sophisticated and highly entertaining film exploring issues of power, dominance and faith. 

Paul Verhoeven
Virginie Efira, Charlotte Rampling, Daphne Patakia, Lambert Wilson
David Birke, Judith C. Brown, (book), Paul Verhoeven
Jeanne Lapoirie
Job ter Burg
Saïd Ben Saïd, Michel Merkt, Jérôme Seydoux
Anne Dudley

Seats cannot be saved prior to gates opening at 6pm.
Any items left on seats prior to 6pm will be taken to lost property.

Picnics and BYO drinks are very welcome. There is various seating available including deck chairs, bean bags and regular chairs. There is limited seating within the venue. 

Please note, reserving seats for friends who do not have a ticket does not guarantee them entry.

It's a good idea to get to the cinema early to get your seat.

Voucher packs will be issued as Mobile Tickets. You can track how many you have remaining when logged into your account online. Simply login and look for the 'Upcoming Events' tab in your account. 

How to Redeem

You can now redeem your voucher for a specific session before the night.

To do this simply contact our friendly box office team up until 12pm the day of the session you’d like to attend and tell them which film, date and how many vouchers you'd like to use. 

To redeem in advance contact us by WebChat (see bottom corner of the screen) or phone only.  

Please note for a weekend film you must contact us by midday Friday.  

You can still redeem vouchers at the door, though note this is subject to capacity availability. We recommend redeeming in advance to avoid missing out. We will communicate availability via our social channels.  

Buy a Lotterywest Films Voucher Pack.

Don’t forget about Cheap Tuesdays!
$11 tickets for concession card holders (including Seniors and Students) when purchased at the venue.

In the mood for pizza? Grab a delicious pie before the film from Charlies Pizza. You can also grab all kinds of refreshments including drinks and treats from the bar. 

Feel free to BYO booze and enjoy a picnic. 

Time & Location

3 – 9 Jan

Gates open 6pm | Films start 8pm Lotterywest Films, Somerville Auditorium, UWA, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA, 6009 / Godroo



    • Adult: $20
    • Concession: $18
    • Friend: $17
    • Student: $14

Important Info

French with English subtitles 

High impact sex scenes

Seating by general admission.
Seats cannot be saved prior to gates opening at 6pm.
Any items left on seats prior to 6pm will be taken to lost property.

Film screenings are subject to weather conditions.
Lotterywest Films will go ahead rain or shine unless there is a risk to patrons or staff. 
Updates on any changes to the film schedule are broadcast by 7pm online via website and socials @perthfest

Stay COVID Safe

It's a condition of entry to register your attendance at our venues. 
To make it easier, download the SafeWA app now via the WA Government website. Or you can register at the venue. 

Click here to download the SafeWA app.


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