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The Nun's Story Reviews

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April 8, 2010
... on target and godlike.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 1, 2007
Fred Zinnemann's production is a soaring and luminous film.
November 1, 2007
A superbly restrained piece of filmmaking, with Zinnemann directing in simple, unadorned style and Hepburn giving a truly radiant performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 23, 2006
Zinnemann's drama depicts the spiritual tug of war of a young nun, beautifully played by Audrey Hepburn, between adherence to vows of chastity and obedience and rebellion against those values for her self-fulfillment
Full Review | Original Score: A
June 24, 2006
It's still a long haul (made no lighter by Franz Waxman's abominably insistent score) for anyone not committed to theological problems of faith, conscience and obedience.
April 12, 2006
Certainly doesn't offer the positive depiction of religious life common in 1950s Hollywood, but it's not an anti-religious or anti-Catholic depiction either.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 1, 2005
Moving, controversial (for its time) religious tale starring Audrey Hepburn.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 24, 2003
Zinneman, an intelligent if dullish director, has avoided such obvious pitfalls in this adaptation of a factually based best-seller.
May 20, 2003
In the role of the nun, Miss Hepburn is fluent and luminous.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 4, 2002
One of Audrey's finest dramatic moments
| Original Score: 5/5
November 7, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
April 27, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
January 23, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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