Become an IMDbPro Member Today

Get access to the leading information resource for the entertainment industry

Find Contacts & Representation

Showcase Yourself

Follow Industry Trends

Stay connected with contact details for over 300,000 industry professionals and companies

Manage your photos and the credits you're Known For on IMDbPro, IMDb and Amazon Video

Keep up to date with entertainment news and follow in-development titles not available on IMDb

Start your 30-Day free trial
Already a member?

Black Narcissus (1947)

Not Rated
101 min | Drama

After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.
Read more: Plot summary
Writers
Composer
Brian Easdale (music and sound score composed by)
Cinematographer
Jack Cardiff (photographed in Technicolor by)
Production Designer
Trending & News
MOVIEmeter
Members only
News articles
Box Office
Budget
£ 280,000
See all box office data

Release date
Dec 1947 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to access contact information

Cast

+ Add Cast
18 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Deborah Kerr
Sister Clodagh Sister Clodagh   See fewer
Members only
Flora Robson
Sister Philippa Sister Philippa   See fewer
Members only
Jenny Laird
Sister Honey Sister Honey   See fewer
Members only
Judith Furse
Sister Briony Sister Briony   See fewer
Members only
Kathleen Byron
Sister Ruth Sister Ruth   See fewer
Members only
Esmond Knight
The Old General The Old General   See fewer
Members only
Sabu
The Young General The Young General   See fewer
Members only
David Farrar
Mr. Dean Mr. Dean   See fewer
Members only
Jean Simmons
Kanchi Kanchi   See fewer
Top 5000
May Hallatt
Angu Ayah Angu Ayah   See fewer
Members only
Eddie Whaley Jr.
Joseph Anthony Joseph Anthony   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Nancy Roberts
Mother Dorothea Mother Dorothea   See fewer
Members only
Ley On
Phuba Phuba   See fewer
Members only
Joan Cozier
Girl in Classroom (uncredited) Girl in Classroom (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Maxwell Foster
Clodagh's Father in Flashback (uncredited) Clodagh's Father in Flashback (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Margaret Scudamore
Clodagh's Grandmother in Flashback (uncredited) Clodagh's Grandmother in Flashback (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Helen Debroy Summers
Clodagh's Mother in Flashback (uncredited) Clodagh's Mother in Flashback (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Members only

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

8 / 10 | 18,299 votes