Black Narcissus (Region 1) - Powell, Michael
Releasedatum: 30 januari 2001
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 of the age-old conflict between the spirit and the flesh, set against the grandeur of the snowcapped peaks of Kanchenjunga. Criterion is proud to present Black Narcissus in a new Special Edition.
Breathtaking new digital transfer, created with the participation of cinematographer Jack Cardiff. Audio commentary: a conversation with late director Michael Powell and Martin Scorsese. Painting with Light, a new 27-minute documentary on Jack Cardiff and Black Narcissus by Craig McCall, created for this release. A collection of rare behind-the-scenes production stills, including shots not used in the final version of the film. Original theatrical trailer. English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
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