Black Narcissus Movie Review 1947

Information and Film Reviews for Black Narcissus the Movie

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A group of Anglican nuns attempting to found a hospital and school in the Himalayas confront native distrust and human frailties amid beautiful scenery. Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden. Stunning cinematography. Crucial scenes were cut from the American release by censors.

Distribution

Mike LeBell's Video, 75 Freemont Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90005, Phone: (213)938-3333, Fax: (213)938-3334, Email: mlvideo@aol.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 101 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Books to Film: Rumer Godden, Nuns & Priests, India, School Daze
Screenplay
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Cast
Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Sabu, Jean Simmons, Kathleen Byron, Flora Robson, Esmond Knight, Jenny Laird, Judith Furse, May Hallatt, Nancy Roberts
Cinematography
Jack Cardiff
Director
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Music
Brian Easdale
Producer
Mark Huffam

Awards

Oscars 1947: Art Dir./Set Dec., Color, Color Cinematog.; N.Y. Film Critics 1947: Actress (Kerr).

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