Black narcissus

Format: DVD 2010
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A group of Anglican nuns runs into trouble when they try to start a hospital and a school in the Himalayas.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 93.
Subjects Nuns -- India -- Drama.
Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Anglican Communion -- Drama.
British -- India -- Drama.
Himalaya Mountains -- Drama.
Religious films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Irvington, N.Y.?] :Criterion Collection,2010
Edition Special ed., Full screen.
Other Titles Black narcissus.
Contributors Powell, Michael, 1905-1990, screenwriter, producer, director.
Pressburger, Emeric, 1902-1988, screenwriter, producer, director.
Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007, actor.
Sabu, 1924-1963, actor.
Farrar, David, 1908-1995, actor.
Robson, Flora, 1902-1984, actor.
Knight, Esmond, 1906-1987, actor.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010, actor.
Byron, Kathleen, 1921-2009, actor.
Laird, Jenny, 1917-2001, actor.
Furse, Judith, 1912-1974, actor.
Hallatt, May, 1876-1969, actor.
Whaley, Eddie, actor.
Noble, Shaun, actor.
Roberts, Nancy, actor.
Easdale, Brian, 1909-1995, composer.
Godden, Rumer, 1907-1998. Black narcissus.
J. Arthur Rankin Film (Firm), production company.
Archers (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Deborah Kerr, Sabu, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Esmond Knight, Jean Simmons, Kathleen Byron, Jenny Laird, Judith Furse, May Hallatt, Eddie Whaley Jr., Shaun Noble, Nancy Roberts.
Other Contributors Photographer, Jack Cardiff ; editor, Reginald Mills ; music, Brian Easdale ; production designer, Alfred Junge ; costume designer, Hein Heckroth.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden.
"DVD edition."
Accompanying material may include booklet featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones.
Special features: video introduction by filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier; audio commentary featuring Powell and director Martin Scorsese; The audacious adventurer, a video piece in which Tavernier discusses the film and Powell; profile of "Black narcissus," a documentary featuring members of the Archers' production team; Painting with light, a documentary on Cardiff's oscar-winning work in Black narcissus; original theatrical trailer.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Description 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781604653076
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