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Author: Audrey HepburnPeter FinchEdith EvansPeggy AshcroftDean JaggerAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2005]
Series: Films of faith collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality.
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Genre/Form: Religious films
War films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Adaptation
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Audrey Hepburn; Peter Finch; Edith Evans; Peggy Ashcroft; Dean Jagger; Mildred Dunnock; Niall MacGinnis; Franz Waxman; Fred Zinnemann; Henry Blanke; Robert Anderson; Kathryn Hulme; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419818627 9781419818622 1419824678 9781419824678
OCLC Number: 65185303
Language Note: English or French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book by Kathryn C. Hulme.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
"Presented in a 'matted' widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container.
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Special feature: Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Franz Planer ; editor, Walter Thompson ; music, Franz Waxman.
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Dame Edith Evans, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Dean Jagger, Mildred Dunnock, Beatrice Straight, Patricia Collinge, Rosalie Crutchley, Ruth White, Barbara O'Neil, Margaret Phillips, Patricia Bosworth, Colleen Dewhurst, Stephen Murray, Lionel Jeffries, Niall MacGinnis, Eva Kotthaus, Molly Urquhart, Dorothy Alison, Jeannette Sterke, Errol John, Diana Lambert, Orlando Martins.
Awards: Academy Award Nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress (Hepburn), Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Color Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Score, and Best Sound; New York Film Critics Awards for Best Actress (Hepburn) and Best Director; National Board of Review Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress (Evans).
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation (enhanced); Dolby Digital mono; dual layer format.
Series Title: Films of faith collection.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures ; produced by Henry Blanke ; screenplay by Robert Anderson ; directed by Fred Zinnemann.
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Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality.

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