Black Narcissus Criterion Collection DVD Description
Anglo-Catholic nuns on an isolated missionary assignment in the Himalayas face an assortment of worldly challenges, including sexual temptations and other intriguing ups-and-downs. One of the great films from the "golden age of cinema." Adapted from the novel by Rumep Godden. Academy Awards: Best, (Color) Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best (Color) Cinematography.
Region 1 Note: Video Introduction by Filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier Audio Commentary featuring Powell and Director Martin Scorsese The Audacious Adventurer, a Video Piece in which Tavernier discusses the film and Powell Profile of "Black Narcissus," a documentary featuring members of the Archers' Production Team Painting with Light, a documentary on Cardiff's Oscar-Winning work in Black Narcissus Original Theatrical Trailer Plus: A Booklet featuring an Essay by Critic Kent Jones
Full Frame - 1.33 Audio: English
Winner, 1947 Academy Awards: Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (Color)
Winner, 1947 Academy Awards: Best Cinematography - Jack Cardiff