After the abbess of a Philadelphia convent dies, a progressive young sister (Susan Penhaligon) lobbies for the position. A conservative nun (Glenda Jackson) who's long coveted the role, however, is willing to engage in all manner of dirty tricks to discredit her rival. Trenchantly funny Watergate allegory also stars Anne Jackson, Geraldine Page, Sandy Dennis, Melina Mercouri. 96 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.