Black narcissus

Format: DVD 2000
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A group of Anglican nuns run into trouble when they try to start a hospital and a school in the Himalayas. Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden.
A group of nuns struggle to establish a religious community in the Himalayas but are confronted not merely with resistance from outside their order, but with their own inner conflicts as well. This DVD features audio commentary with director Michael Powell and Martin Scorsese ; Painting with Light, a new 27-minute documentary on Jack Cardiff and Black Narcissus by Craig McCall, created for this release ; a collection of rare behind-the-scenes production stills, including shots not used in the final version of the film ; original theatrical trailer.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 93.
Subjects Servites -- India -- Drama.
Nuns -- India -- Drama.
Nuns -- Sexual behavior -- Drama.
Feature films.
Himalaya Mountains -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Irvington, N.Y.?] :Criterion Collection,2000
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Black narcissus.
Powell & Pressburger's Black narcissus
Contributors Powell, Michael, 1905-1990.
Pressburger, Emeric, 1902-1988.
Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007.
Sabu, 1924-1963.
Farrar, David, 1908-1995.
Robson, Flora, 1902-1984.
Knight, Esmond, 1906-1987.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010.
Byron, Kathleen, 1921-2009.
Easdale, Brian, 1909-1995.
Godden, Rumer, 1907-1998. Black narcissus.
Independent Producers, Ltd.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers Deborah Kerr, Sabu, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Esmond Knight, Jean Simmons, Kathleen Byron.
Other Contributors Photographer, Jack Cardiff ; editor, Reginald Mills ; music, Brian Easdale.
Language English
With optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as motion picture in 1947.
Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden.
Special features include: conversation with Michael Powell and Martin Scorsese; "Painting the light" documentary; production stills; original theatrical trailer.
System Details DVD, Dolby Digital mono.
Description 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0780023560
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