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Black narcissus

Author: Michael PowellEmeric PressburgerDeborah KerrSabuDavid FarrarAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Janus Films and Voyager Press : Distributed by the Voyager Co., 1988.
Series: Criterion collection, 38.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of five nuns who are dedicated to work and welcome the assignment to open a school and hospital in remote Hindustan. But the altitude and the exotic atmosphere begin to take their psychological toll.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Deborah Kerr; Sabu; David Farrar; Jean Simmons; Martin Scorsese; Jack Cardiff; Reginald Mills; Brian Easdale; Rumer Godden; Voyager Company.
ISBN: 0931393779 9780931393778
OCLC Number: 21008173
Notes: Based on: Black narcissus / by Rumer Godden, published in 1939.
A foreign film (Great Britain).
Originally produced as motion picture in 1947.
Extended play (CLV).
A running commentary by Martin Scorsese and Michael Powell is on the 2nd audio track and can be listened to separately while watching the film.
Program notes by Ronald Haver on container.
Credits: Photography, Jack Cardiff ; editor, Reginald Mills ; music, Brian Easdale.
Cast: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Sabu, Jean Simmons.
Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 12 in.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 38.
Other Titles: Black narcissus (Motion picture : 1947)
Responsibility: written, produced, and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

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The story of five nuns who are dedicated to work and welcome the assignment to open a school and hospital in remote Hindustan. But the altitude and the exotic atmosphere begin to take their psychological toll.

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