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The Nun's Story

The Nun's Story is a 1959 film which tells the story of a nun whose faith is tested in the jungles of Africa and when ordered not to take sides during World War II. It stars Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Dame Edith Evans, Dame Peggy Ashcroft[?], Dean Jagger[?], Mildred Dunnock[?] and Beatrice Straight[?].

The movie was adapted by Robert Anderson from the novel by Kathryn Hulme. It was directed by Fred Zinnemann.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Audrey Hepburn), Best Cinematography, Color, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, Best Picture, Best Sound and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.



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