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Black Narcissus (Blu-ray)

Released on 23 June 2008

Featuring: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar & Jean Simmons

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: PG

5.0 out of 5 (1 customer review) | Write a review

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Powel and Pressburger added to their run of daring, stimulating and stylistic pictures with this melodrama about a group of Anglican nuns establishing a remote mission high in the Himalayas. Their physical environment - extreme temperatures, illness and a young Indian Prince's perfume (Black Narcissus) - leads to psychological disturbance coupled with emotional weakness.

Jealousy, sexual repression and hysteria all play their part in a fantastic climax which ripped through the British stiff upper lip attitude of the time. The casting is inspired, with brilliant performances from the principals, and the film deservedly won Oscars for Colour Cinematography and Art Direction.

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 BLACK NARCISSUS

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Great british classic, the restoration was near perfect, the sound was how you would expect it to be for a film made in 1947 (not bad) however the picture quality was stunning and did full justice to the blu ray h.d. Format. (Wish the bbc would take note and see what is possible)

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ActorsDeborah Kerr, David Farrar, Jean Simmons, Flora Robson, Esmond Knight, Judith Furse, Jenny Laird, Kathleen Byron, Shaun Noble & Eddie Whaley Jr.
DirectorMichael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
CertificatePG
LanguagesEnglish
Duration1 Hour and 53 Minutes (approx)