A young nun dedicated to medical work in the African Congo and in World War II Belgium struggles to reconcile her independent spirit to the rigors and humility of a religious life. Academy Award Nominations: 8, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress--Audrey Hepburn, Best (Adapted) Screenplay.
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3 Reviews from Epinions.com
Mar 25, 2012
Pros: Detailed presentation of nun's life. Camera tells a story well. Audrey Hepburn's best performance.
Cons: Movie doesn't easily fit the standard molds, hard to classify.
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Aug 20, 2006
The greatest Audrey Hepburn performance
Pros: Hepburn, Finch, locations
Cons: slow and totally unquestioning of the history of particularly brutal Belgian exploitation of the Congo
Mesmerizing Hepburn Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 11, 2011
The Nun's Story
Pros: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Story, Direction, Cinematography
Cons: More need to see The Nun's Story
A good look at the inner life of a convent and a particular sister's life. Worth watching!
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