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Black Narcissus (The Criterion Collection)

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UPC: 715515061117

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Appropriately enough for a picture named for a flower, Black Narcissus exists in a color-drenched, hothouse atmosphere. The setting is a nunnery in the Himalayas, where sister Deborah Kerr has her hands full with an envious nun (the remarkable Kathleen Byron) and a sardonic Englishman (David Farrar). Director Michael Powell and screenwriter Emeric Pressburger, the team responsible for the mid-forties masterpieces A Stairway to Heaven and The Red Shoes, decided to shoot Black Narcissus entirely in the studio, so they could create their own controlled, slightly unreal world. The choice paid off, as both art director Alfred Junge and cinematographer Jack Cardiff won Oscars for their blazing…    
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List Price: $29.95
Rating: Unrated
Studio: Criterion Collection
Actors: Deborah Kerr David Farrar Flora Robson Jean Simmons Sabu 
Size: 7.1000" x 5.4200"
Weight: 0.1800 lbs.
Language: English, English