Gabrielle Van Der Mal gave up everything to become a nun. But her faith and her vows are forever being tested: first in the missionary Congo hospital where she assists the brilliant and handsome Dr. Fortunati and then at the mother house in France when World War II has broken out and the nuns are forbidden by the order to take sides.

  1. Fred Zinnemann


  2. Kathryn C. Hulme


  3. Robert Anderson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Audrey Hepburn

    Audrey Hepburn

    Sister Luke

  2. Peter Finch

    Peter Finch

    Dr. Fortunati

  3. Edith Evans

    Edith Evans

    Rev. Mother Emmanuel

  4. Peggy Ashcroft

    Peggy Ashcroft

    Mother Mathilde

  5. Dean Jagger

    Dean Jagger

    Dr. Hubert Van Der Mal

Full Cast & Crew

The Nun's Story
The Nun's Story



Status Released

Release Information

  • June 18, 1959


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 29m

Budget $3,500,000.00

Revenue $12,800,000.00



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