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Black Narcissus

  • Type: Film
  • Length: 100 minutes

Plagued by uncertainties and worldly desires, five Protestant missionary nuns, led by Deborah Kerr's Sister Clodagh, struggle to establish a school in the desolate Himalayas. All the elements of cinematic arts are perfectly fused in Powell and Pressburger's fascinating study set against the grandeur of the snowcapped peaks of Kanchenjunga.

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  • Great Himalayas, "Black Narcissus" is set in a valley in the Himalayas near Darjeeling, India.
  • Nepal, "Black Narcissus" was shoot in the Jomsom municipality of Nepal and at Pinewood Studios in Iver, England.
  • West Bengal, IN, India "Black Narcissus" is set in an isolated valley in the Himalayas, at the fictional Palace of Mopu, near Darjeeling.


Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1947/05/26 Michael Powell Director "Black Narcissus" premieres

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Particulars for Black Narcissus:
Narrative Arts Drama
Art Type Film
Narrative Arts Live Action
Narrative Arts Psychological Thrills

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