Black Narcissus

101 minutes 1947 7.7

The epic drama Black Narcissus is directed by the British duo Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

The action takes place in a small mountain village in the Himalayas, where five nuns create a school and a hospital for the locals. Sister Clodagh hides her sadness behind the mask of virtue. The young nun Ruth wavers in her faith during a sexual awakening. When the British agent Dean shows up, passion is brought within them putting the sisters' belief to the test. The choice between virtue and passion will be a fight to the death.

This British classic won two Oscars in 1947 and is considered by many as the director duo Powell/Pressburgers premier cinematic creation.

The film is not playable outside of Norway
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Drama
Actors: Deborah Kerr, Sabu, David Farrar, Flora Robson
Author: Rumer Godden
Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Producer: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Script: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English