For Screen and Country – Black Narcissus (#44)
Written by Brendan Wahl on March 18, 2019
NUNS! Yes, folks, Brendan and Jason tackle their first Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger joint – 1947’s Black Narcissus. The guys go deep into how this film influenced Martin Scorsese, the way in which the film utilizes its cinematography and matte paintings and of course… some of the more problematic elements are discussed.
Plus: The guys roll the dice to find out what movie they’ll be covering next week. What is YOUR favourite Powell/Pressburger collaboration? What about this film? Was this the best one?