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Black narcissus

Author: Michael PowellEmeric PressburgerDeborah KerrSabuJean SimmonsAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2000.
Series: Vintage classics (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
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
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Deborah Kerr; Sabu; Jean Simmons; Rumer Godden; Archers (Firm); MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792844580 9780792844587
OCLC Number: 43821341
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1947.
Credits: Photographer, Jack Cardiff ; editor, Reginald Mills ; music, Brian Easdale ; production designer, Alfred Junge.
Cast: Deborah Kerr, Sabu, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Esmond Knight, Jean Simmons, Kathleen Byron.
Description: 1 videocassette (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Vintage classics (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Other Titles: Black narcissus (Motion picture : 1947)
Responsibility: a production of the Archers ; 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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