U certificateBlack Narcissus is a Film programme that first aired in 1947 and has been classified a U certificate.

Black Narcissus is a 4 star programme

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Black Narcissus (1947)

Directed by
Emeric Pressburger
Michael Powell

Anglican nun Sister Clodagh sets up a remote convent in the Himalayas. But the hostility of the conditions and the locals begins to affect the nuns' sanity. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's strange but enthralling drama won an Oscar for Jack Cardiff's stunning cinematography.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1947

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Colour

When is Black Narcissus next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 2 March 29th, 1:00pm and on BBC 2 Northern Ireland March 29th, 1:00pm. See more...


Deborah Kerr...Sister Clodagh
Flora Robson...Sister Phillippa
Jean Simmons...Kanchi
David Farrar...Mr. Dean
Sabu...The Young General
Esmond Knight...The Old General
Kathleen Byron...Sister Ruth
Jenny Laird...Sister Honey
Judith Furse...Sister Briony
May Hallatt...Angu Ayah
Shaun Noble...Con Clodagh's Childhood Sweetheart
Eddie Whaley Jr....Joseph Anthony Young Interpreter
Nancy Roberts...Mother Dorothea
Ley On...Phuba Dean's Servant