In this moving heartfelt drama ,The Nuns Story,which is based on a true story, is an unforgettable revelation of the seldom seen world behind convent walls and it is also based on a novel written by Kathryn Hulme (1956), it tells the story of Sister Lukes journey from her entrance to the convent,played by the beautiful Audrey Hepburn, a nursing nun whose journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a much desired position as a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo, but when she returns to her native Belgium as World War II breaks out, she is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality.
Major Charles Rane (william Devane)comes back to his hometown, from the war and is given a case full of dollar coins,one for every day that he was a POW in Vietnam, because he is a real war hero. Some obnoxious, greedy thugs decide that they want to steal the money from him and in the process they also kill his wife and son and destroy his hand. The Major wants revenge so he enlists the help of his war buddy Johnny(Tommy Lee Jones), to meet the thugs in a final bloody showdown !!!!!!!