Oscar Movies: Nun's Story, The (1959)

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Directed by four-time Oscar-winner Fred Zinnemann, The Nuns Story received eight Oscar nominations, including Best Picture.

Oscar Nominations: 8

Picture: produced by Henry Blanke
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Screenplay (Adapted): Robert Anderson
Actress: Audrey Hepburn
Cinematography (color): Franz Planer
Sound: George R. Groves; sound director, Warner
Scoring: Franz Waxman
Editing: Walter Thompson

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

In 1959, “The Nun's Story” competed for the best Picture Oscar with “Anatomy of Murder,” “Ben-Hur,” which swept most of the Oscars, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” and “Room at the Top.”