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Black Narcissus

1947 Rated NR 1hr 41m

Secular matters consume five missionary nuns who head to the Himalayas to establish an Anglican school. In the meantime, the quintet's leader (Deborah Kerr) must grapple with the envy of one nun (Kathleen Byron), the bitterness of a man (David Farrar) and the cruelty of the elements. The film received Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography, in part for its Technicolor innovations.

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Movie Details

1948 Academy Award®
  • Best Cinematography Color
  • Best Art Direction Color
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English SDH

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; documentaries, director's commentary; original theatrical trailer; video introduction by filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier; additional featurettes.