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The Nun's Story (1959)

Edith Evans as "Rev. Mother Emmanuel (Belgium)"

Willful and outspoken Gabrielle van der Mal (Audrey Hepburn), the daughter of a prominent Belgian surgeon (Dean Jagger), leaves her upper-class existence to become a nun. As Sister Luke, she is eventually sent to the Belgian Congo, where she excels as a nurse working with a skilled doctor (Peter Finch). However, her willingness to continue as a nun is challenged when her father is killed by the Nazis, and she no longer feels that she can maintain the neutrality of her order.

Golden Globe (1959)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
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