(2007 Director: Ann Calamia) This fillm was show as a preview yesterday (Saturday Feb 6) at our local university Az State Univ (ASU). Missed the shoiwings! Looking forward to it! Stars Aimee Garcia & Margot Kidder, & Anthony Natale! ASL "Signed" interview with actor Anthony Natalie at this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOX3vr_pnkk Here is also a trailer for the film: ="true">
(1959 Director: Fred Zinnemann) Excellent role for Audrey Hepburn who won a BAFTA award for her portrayal of Sister Luke, daughter of a famous surgeon. Sister Luke just shortly prior to the start of World War II travels to Africa and becomes the surgical nurse assisting their Surgeon (Peter Finch-who won a BAFTA Best Actor nomination) whom she meets while assigned to a convent/hospital in the Congo Republic. Sister Luke replaces a nun who contracted tuberculosis. No antibiotics yet (pre WW II) so that nun was forced to return to Belgium, a better climate to improve her chances against TB. During her stay in the Congo, Sister Luke also contracts tuberculosis, but through the support and tenderness of the Congonese and her hospital sheovercomes it. The selfless devotion of those in her Catholic Order are admirable.
This film is a snapshot of an earlier time period portrayed convincingly by all. The film received nominations in 1960 for Academy Awards for best cinematography, best sound, best writing adapted screenplay and Golden Globe nominations.