Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

The Nun's Story is a 1959 Warner Brothers film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Audrey Hepburn. Based upon the 1956 novel of the same title by Kathryn Hulme, the story tells of the life of Sister Luke (Hepburn), a young Belgian woman who decides to enter a convent and make the many sacrifices required by her choice. However, at the outset of World War II, finds she cannot remain neutral in the face of the abject evil of Hitler's Germany.

from IMDb

The Nun's Story (1959)

Audrey Hepburn - The Nun's Story (1959) ... Moving religious drama. Sister Luke assigned to a hospital in the Belgian Congo, the novitiate must endure rigorous conditions that test her devotion to her calling. But it's at the outbreak of World War II, when she must obey an edict not to take sides in the conflict, that the nun finds her vows at odds with her personal beliefs. Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans...

CTC step 4: “That’s when I started looking in the mirror. I was astonished to find, not the child I had been, but a young lady with high firm breasts and a sweet oval face. She smiled, dimpling prettily, but the dark, humid eyes were full of yearning”(Alvarez 45). This quote best shows Patria's appearance, she is examining herself in the mirror.

'The Nun's Story', 1959 - Audrey Hepburn as Sister Luke in the Belgian Congo with a tame monkey for company.