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Black Narcissus

1947
1h 41m
Drama
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Cast

Deborah Kerr (Sister Clodagh)David Farrar (Mr. Dean)Flora Robson (Sister Philippa)Jenny Laird (Sister Honey)Judith Furse (Sister Briony)Kathleen Byron (Sister Ruth)Esmond Knight (The Old General)Sabu (The Young General)Jean Simmons (Kanchi)May Hallatt (Angu Ayah)Eddie Whaley Jr. (Joseph Anthony)Shaun Noble (Con)Nancy Roberts (Mother Dorothea)Ley On (Phuba)Joan Cozier (Girl in Classroom)Maxwell Foster (Clodagh's Father in Flashback)Margaret Scudamore (Clodagh's Grandmother in Flashback)Helen Debroy Summers (Clodagh's Mother in Flashback)

Directors

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

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Synopsis

A group of nuns struggle to establish a convent in the Himalayas, while isolation, extreme weather, altitude, and culture clashes all conspire to drive the well-intentioned missionaries mad.

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