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Black narcissus

Author: Michael PowellEmeric PressburgerDeborah KerrSabuDavid FarrarAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, ©2000.
Series: Criterion collection, 93.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Computer File : 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
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Religious films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Melodrama
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Powell; Emeric Pressburger; Deborah Kerr; Sabu; David Farrar; Flora Robson; Esmond Knight; Jean Simmons; Rumer Godden; Independent Producers, Ltd.; Archers (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9780780023567 0780023560
OCLC Number: 45823094
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 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Special features: A conversation with late director Michael Powell and Martin Scorsese --
Painting With Light (documentary on Jack Cardiff and Black Narcissus by Craig McCall) --
Behind-the-scenes production stills --
Original theatrical trailer --
Language: English mono --
Subtitles: English SDH.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 93.
Other Titles: Black narcissus (Motion picture : 1947)
Responsibility: J. Arthur Rank presents ; a production of the Archers ; Independent Producers Limited ; 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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