Belgian Nurse

The story of a friendship that created one of the 20th century's best-selling novels and films.

When American writer Kathryn Hulme meets a Belgian nurse on a UN Relief Programme after the Second World War, she doesn't understand why Marie-Louise Habets is so unwilling to talk about herself.

It's only later that Marie-Louise admits she has recently left her convent - a confession that reaches a worldwide audience through the book and then the film of The Nun's Story.

Kathryn Hulme....Debora Weston

Marie-Louise Habets....Rachel Atkins

Pierre....John Moraitis

Fred Zinneman....Garrick Hagon

Audrey Hepburn....Christine Kavanagh

Mother Benedict....Jane Ridley

Produced and directed by Sara Davies.

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SP20070113

The story of a friendship that created one of the 20th century's best-selling novels and films.

When American writer Kathryn Hulme meets a Belgian nurse on a UN Relief Programme after the Second World War, she doesn't understand why Marie-Louise Habets is so unwilling to talk about herself.

It's only later that Marie-Louise admits she has recently left her convent - a confession that reaches a worldwide audience through the book and then the film of The Nun's Story.

Kathryn Hulme....Debora Weston

Marie-Louise Habets....Rachel Atkins

Pierre....John Moraitis

Fred Zinneman....Garrick Hagon

Audrey Hepburn....Christine Kavanagh

Mother Benedict....Jane Ridley

Produced and directed by Sara Davies.

SP20070113

The story of a friendship that created one of the 20th century's best-selling novels and films.

When American writer Kathryn Hulme meets a Belgian nurse on a UN Relief Programme after the Second World War, she doesn't understand why Marie-Louise Habets is so unwilling to talk about herself.

It's only later that Marie-Louise admits she has recently left her convent - a confession that reaches a worldwide audience through the book and then the film of The Nun's Story.

Kathryn Hulme....Debora Weston

Marie-Louise Habets....Rachel Atkins

Pierre....John Moraitis

Fred Zinneman....Garrick Hagon

Audrey Hepburn....Christine Kavanagh

Mother Benedict....Jane Ridley

Produced and directed by Sara Davies.