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.

show more detailshow less detail

Episodes

SeriesFirst
Broadcast
Comments
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.