Overall Rank: 1732
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 43
Theatrical Release Date: 08/13/1947
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 07/20/2010
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Actors: Deborah Kerr, Flora Robson, Jean Simmons, David Farrar, May Hallatt, Jenny Laird
Plot: A young nun is promoted to Mother Superior of a convent in the mountains of an Asian country. She may, or may not, make it through the year. -- sapien
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Yojimbo - wrote on 10/20/2012
Beautifully shot but ridiculously dated melodrama about nuns resisting temptation in the form of roguish David Farrar amidst the quaint and "child-like" natives who "all look alike". Worth watching for the visuals (many shots seem like a framed oil painting) but the hysterical melodrama and stodgy dialogue will put many (myself included) off.
sapien - wrote on 09/04/2012
The racism was a little too thick for my tastes. But, the plot was somewhat interesting. And, the scenery was amazing!
mitchellyoung - wrote on 05/17/2012
There's a lot going on here and some of the social and religious subplots didn't quite work for me, as they were approached too matter-a-factly and without a lot of depth. What really does work, though, is the love triangle that drives the film's striking climax. Kathleen Byron, as a mentally unhinged nun, steals every scene with her mad gaze.
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