Based on the 1939 novel by Rumer Godden, Black Narcissus is a technicolor religious drama film created by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger in 1947. 

The film portrays the emotional tensions of lust and jealousy within a convent of nuns located in an isolated valley in the Himalayas. 

Throughout the film there are flashbacks depicting Sister Clodagh’s memories of Ireland which were shot on location in Galway.