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Black narcissus

Author: Rumer GoddenMichael PowellEmeric PressburgerDeborah KerrSabuAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Hallmark Home Entertainment, [1995]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Majesty gives way to mystery, and marks a harrowing descent into madness, when a young British nun is ordered to establish a convent in the remote Himalayan mountains. Sister Clodagh (Kerr) is a serious young novitiate assigned to lead a crucial mission, with the reluctant recommendation of her Mother Superior. Together with a disparate group of nuns, Sister Clodagh will face strange peoples and customs, a harsh and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Religious films
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rumer Godden; Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Deborah Kerr; Sabu; Jean Simmons; Archers (Firm); Independent Producers, Ltd.; Hallmark Home Entertainment (Firm); Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1574920928 9781574920925
OCLC Number: 36404011
Notes: Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden.
Videocassette release of the c1947 motion picture from Independent Productions Limited.
"Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment."
Cast: Deborah Kerr, Saba, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Esmond Knight, Jean Simmons, Kathleen Byron.
Awards: Winner of 1947 Academy awards for art/set decoration and for color cinematography.
Description: 1 videocassette (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.; Photographer, Jack Cardiff ; editor, Reginald Mills ; music sound score composer and conductor, Brian Easdale withy the London Symphony Orchestra.
Other Titles: Black narcissus (Motion picture : 1947)
Responsibility: J. Arthur Rank presents a production of the Archers, released through General Film Distributors ; written, produced, and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

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Majesty gives way to mystery, and marks a harrowing descent into madness, when a young British nun is ordered to establish a convent in the remote Himalayan mountains. Sister Clodagh (Kerr) is a serious young novitiate assigned to lead a crucial mission, with the reluctant recommendation of her Mother Superior. Together with a disparate group of nuns, Sister Clodagh will face strange peoples and customs, a harsh and unforgiving climate and a wrenching struggle with her own past that will prove the ultimate test of her devotion and faith.

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