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Black Narcissus

Black Narcissus(1947)

Also Known As: Le Narcisse Noir | Narciso negro | Narcisse Noir, Le |

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Brief Synopsis

Nuns founding a convent in the Himalayas are tormented by the area's exotic beauty.

Cast & Crew

Deborah Kerr Sister Clodagh
Sabu Young General
David Farrar Mr Dean
Kathleen Byron Sister Ruth
Flora Robson Sister Phillippa
Jenny Laird Sister Honey
Judith Furse Sister Briony
Esmond Knight Old General
May Hallatt Angu Ayah
Eddie Whaley Joseph Anthony
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1947 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  not available
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  .....Production Company, J Arthur Rank Organization .....Production Company, Janus Films .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Kino International .....World Wide Distribution Sales, Sonar Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United Kingdom (GB)
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  • A Cinematography

    RedRain 2012-09-03

    Firstly, it's important to note that the Director, Michael Powell, was Deborah Kerr's ex-lover and Ruth Byron was his current lover in real life... MORE>

  • "The superior of all is the servant of all"

    Jeff Boston 2012-08-13

    The nuns live numbing lives and are nonplussed (Sr. Clodagh) and nutty (Sr. Ruth); their mission ultimately nugatory (they leave within months). Of course... MORE>

  • Black Narcissus

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-08-13

    A sweeping, haunting film from the great team of Powell & Pressburger. Kerr should have received an Oscar nomination, but fine performances overall,... MORE>