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Nasty Habits [DVD] [1976]

Release Date:08/19/2014

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    Nasty Habits
    An all-star female cast (Glenda Jackson, Melina Mecouri, Geraldine Page, Sandy Dennis, Anne Jackson, Anne Meara, and Dame Edith Evans) enliven this satirical treatment of the Nixon Watergate scandal, Nasty Habits -- based on Muriel Sparks's novella The Abbess of Crewe. When a dying abbess (Dame Edith Evans) of a Pennsylvania convent is ready to name Sister Alexandra (Glenda Jackson) as her successor, Sister Alexandra and her two flunkies (Sandy Dennis and Anne Jackson) try to get the abbess to sign a document of intent. But their plans are dashed when liberal Sister Felicity (Susan Penhaligon) arrives and wants to change the institution. Her arrival delays the signing of the document of intent, and before the abbess can sign the paper she dies.Now the job of running the convent is up for grabs, with Sister Alexandra employing Nixon-like techniques of surveillance and dirty tricks to get the goods on Sister Felicity. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Glenda Jackson
      Glenda Jackson - Alexandra
    • Melina Mercouri
      Melina Mercouri - Gertrude
    • Geraldine Page
      Geraldine Page - Walburga
    • Sandy Dennis
      Sandy Dennis - Winifred
    • Anne Jackson
      Anne Jackson - Mildred

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