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Black Narcissus 

TV-MA | | Drama | TV Mini-Series (2020)
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Adaptation of the 1939 novel by Rumer Godden. A group of nuns face challenges in the hostile environment of a remote old Himalayan palace that they wish to make a convent.
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Gemma Arterton ...  Sister Clodagh 3 episodes, 2020
Aisling Franciosi ...  Sister Ruth 3 episodes, 2020
Nila Aalia ...  Angu Ayah 3 episodes, 2020
Patsy Ferran ...  Sister Blanche 3 episodes, 2020
Rosie Cavaliero ...  Sister Briony 3 episodes, 2020
Gianni Gonsalves Gianni Gonsalves ...  Srimati Rai 3 episodes, 2020
Soumil Malla Soumil Malla ...  Joseph Anthony 3 episodes, 2020
Alessandro Nivola ...  Mr Dean 3 episodes, 2020
Wayne Llewellyn Wayne Llewellyn ...  Sannyasi 3 episodes, 2020
Dipika Kunwar Dipika Kunwar ...  Kanchi 3 episodes, 2020
Chaneil Kular ...  Dilip Rai 3 episodes, 2020
Karen Bryson ...  Sister Philippa 2 episodes, 2020
Jim Broadbent ...  Father Roberts 2 episodes, 2020
Diana Rigg ...  Mother Dorothea 2 episodes, 2020
Aashish Shrestha ...  Phuba 2 episodes, 2020
Gina McKee ...  Sister Adela 2 episodes, 2020
Prabal Sonam Ghising Prabal Sonam Ghising ...  Pin 2 episodes, 2020
Komal Ghambole Komal Ghambole ...  Samya 2 episodes, 2020
Kulvinder Ghir ...  General Toda Rai 2 episodes, 2020
Charlie Maher ...  Con 2 episodes, 2020
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During the latter years of British rule in India, ambitious young nun Sister Clodagh heads a mission to a remote part of the Himalayas. The palace of Mopu has been donated by General Toda Rai, who hopes the Sisters of St. Faith will rid the 'House of Women' of unhappy memories connected to his late sister, Srimati. Written by Canon y mus

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The primary narrative is set in 1934. See more »

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Remake of Black Narcissus (1947) See more »

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Not bad bot,,, missing the magic of the 1947 version.
26 November 2020 | by bogus-bogus-oneSee all my reviews

I cannot help but compare this with the 1947 movie of the same name. This may not be fair but I cannot separate the two. In a lot of ways, this remake is a lot more coherent than the original. At least I found it easier to follow which may be a detriment. Easier turns into simpler and overall, flatter than the original. It misses opportunities to be weird, ambiguous, humorous that the 1947 version did not. My advice, watch the original...obviously. If for no other reason than to see a large man bouncing on a small burro up and down the Himalayas. Then compare it to the simple horse in 2020/ Just one example of greatness vs average.


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23 November 2020 (USA) See more »

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Jomsom, Nepal See more »

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