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2,629 Ratings

Black Narcissus

United Kingdom, 1947


Adapted from the novel by Rumor Godden and filmed in glorious Technicolor, five Anglican nuns open a convent in the Himalayas but find trouble not only with the locals and the terrain but their own demons as well.

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Black Narcissus Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1948 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography, Color

Golden Globes (USA)

1948 | Winner: Best Cinematography

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1947 | Winner: Best Actress

1947 | 3rd place: Best Actress

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