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The Nun's Story (1959) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Fred Zinnemann

Writing Credits  

Robert Anderson ... (screenplay)
 
Kathryn Hulme ... (book) (as Kathryn C. Hulme)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Audrey Hepburn ... Sister Luke (Gabrielle van der Mal)
Peter Finch ... Dr. Fortunati
Edith Evans ... Rev. Mother Emmanuel (Belgium) (as Dame Edith Evans)
Peggy Ashcroft ... Mother Mathilde (Africa) (as Dame Peggy Ashcroft)
Dean Jagger ... Dr. Van Der Mal
Mildred Dunnock ... Sister Margharita (Mistress of Postulants)
Beatrice Straight ... Mother Christophe (Sanatorium)
Patricia Collinge ... Sister William (convent teacher)
Rosalie Crutchley ... Sister Eleanor
Ruth White ... Mother Marcella (School of Medicine)
Barbara O'Neil ... Mother Didyma (War-time Hospital)
Margaret Phillips ... Sister Pauline (medical student)
Patricia Bosworth Patricia Bosworth ... Simone (postulant who changed her mind)
Colleen Dewhurst ... Archangel Gabriel (Sanatorium)
Stephen Murray ... Chaplain (Father Andre)
Lionel Jeffries ... Dr. Goovaerts (School of Tropical Medicine)
Niall MacGinnis ... Father Vermeuhlen (Leprosarium)
Eva Kotthaus ... Sister Marie (Sanatorium)
Molly Urquhart Molly Urquhart ... Sister Augustine (Africa)
Dorothy Alison ... Sister Aurelie (martyred nurse, Africa)
Jeanette Sterke ... Louise (sister of Gabrielle) (as Jeannette Sterke)
Errol John ... Illunga (African convert)
Diana Lambert Diana Lambert ... Lisa (the Resistance)
Orlando Martins ... Kalulu (African servant)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elsa Albani Elsa Albani ... (uncredited)
Gabriella Andreini Gabriella Andreini ... (uncredited)
Juan Aymerich Juan Aymerich ... (uncredited)
Ludovice Bonhomme Ludovice Bonhomme ... Bishop (uncredited)
Grazia De Rossi Grazia De Rossi ... (uncredited)
Giovanna Galletti ... (uncredited)
Dara Gavin Dara Gavin ... Sister Ellen (uncredited)
Penelope Horner ... Jeanette Milonet (uncredited)
Irene Labhart Irene Labhart ... (uncredited)
Charles Lamb Charles Lamb ... Pascin (uncredited)
Ave Ninchi ... Sister Bernard (uncredited)
Richard O'Sullivan ... Pierre (brother of Gabrielle) (uncredited)
Elfride Simbari Elfride Simbari ... Sister Timothy (uncredited)
Frank Singuineau Frank Singuineau ... Murderer of Sister Aurelie (uncredited)
Marina Wolkonsky Marina Wolkonsky ... Marie (sister of Gabrielle) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Henry Blanke ... producer
Fred Zinnemann ... producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Franz Waxman

Cinematography by 

Franz Planer ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Walter Thompson

Art Direction by 

Alexandre Trauner ... (as Alexander Trauner)

Set Decoration by 

Maurice Barnathan

Costume Design by 

Marjorie Best

Makeup Department 

Alberto De Rossi ... makeup artist
Grazia De Rossi ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Julien Derode ... production manager: for Belgium and Congo
Chuck Hansen ... production manager (as Charles Hansen)
Orazio Tassara ... production manager: for Italy

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Bernard Vorhaus ... assistant director (as Piero Mussetta)
Sam Zebba ... second unit director
Sergio Leone ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Italo Tomassi ... manager of art department (uncredited)
Tyrus Wong ... art department (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Oliver S. Garretson ... sound
Robert J. Miller ... sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Goffredo Bellisario ... camera operator (uncredited)
Léo L. Fuchs ... still photographer (uncredited)

Location Management 

Christian Ferry ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department 

Franz Waxman ... conductor

Script and Continuity Department 

Elaine Schreyeck ... script supervisor (uncredited)

Other crew 

Stanley Browne ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Marie-Louise Habets ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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