Beatrice Straight played as Mother Christophe (Sanatorium)
Release: Jun 18, 1959
This is the story of Sister Luke, from the time she enters the convent until she chooses to leave the Sisterhood. She comes from a well off family and her father is a prominent surgeon. He cannot quite understanding her calling but he is a loving father and cares for her, regardless of her decision. As a novitiate, she has difficulty swallowing her pride and is an excellent student, particularly in the science of tropical medicine. Having completed her studies, her hopes of going to the Belgian Congo are initially dashed. When she is finally assigned there, she finds that she is working in the European rather than the native hospital. There she meets the brilliant and hardworking Dr. Fortunati who helps her overcome a bout with tuberculosis. Having returned to the motherhouse, she has difficulty accepting the neutrality of her order as the Second World War rages and chooses to leave the Order permanently. Watch Movies Online for Free on 10StarMovies.