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Imprint
[Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, [2000].
Descript
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 93
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 93.
System Det
DVD; monaural; Dolby digital.
Note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Cast
Deborah Kerr, Sabu, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Esmond Knight, Jean Simmons, Kathleen Byron.
Credits
Photographer, Jack Cardiff ; editor, Reginald Mills ; music, Brian Easdale ; production designer, Alfred Junge.
Note
Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden.
At head of title: Powell & Pressburger's
Originally produced as motion picture in 1947.
Summary
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), a serious young novitiate is assigned to lead a crucial mission. 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.
Note
Special features: conversation with late director Michael Pwell and Martin Scorsese; documentary on cinematographer, Jack Cardiff; "Black Narcissus by Craig McCall, created for this release; rare behind-the-scenes production stills, original theatrical trailer.
Local Note
Fcts,9-01;12-02(rp)
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Alt Title
Powell & Pressburger's Black narcissus
ISBN
0780023560
Music #
BLA210 Criterion Collection
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