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The Nun's Story

After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.
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  • ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.85:1
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 31 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: January 16, 2018
  • Originally Released: 1959
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 5,549
It's still a long haul (made no lighter by Franz Waxman's abominably insistent score) for anyone not committed to theological problems of faith, conscience and obedience.
Time Out
Jun 24, 2006
Rating: B -- Certainly doesn't offer the positive depiction of religious life common in 1950s Hollywood, but it's not an anti-religious or anti-Catholic depiction either. Full Review
Decent Films Guide
Apr 12, 2006
It makes no judgements: it is a serious effort to show us a moral and mental discipline, and it strikes me as authentic. Full Review
The Spectator
Jul 19, 2018
Rating: A -- Zinnemann's drama depicts the spiritual tug of war of a young nun, beautifully played by Audrey Hepburn, between adherence to vows of chastity and obedience and rebellion against those values for her self-fulfillment Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Aug 23, 2006
Rating: 4/5 -- Moving, controversial (for its time) religious tale starring Audrey Hepburn.
Video-Reviewmaster.com
Aug 1, 2005
Fred Zinnemann's production is a soaring and luminous film. Full Review
Variety
Nov 1, 2007
Rating: 5/5 -- One of Audrey's finest dramatic moments
Kalamazoo Gazette
Oct 4, 2002

Description by OLDIES.com:

Story of Gabrielle Van Der Mal, who gives up everything to become a nun, facing incredible odds in the Congo and then at the mother house in France at the outbreak of World War II.
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Studio Vaults
Warner Archive Collection

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 15,297
  • UPC: 888574600372
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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