Against the turbulent backdrop of occupied France, a priest and a beautiful, lonely young widow form a friendship. She, although a Marxist, is intrigued by the mysteries of religion. In confession, she meets the young priest Léon Morin and tries to provoke a reaction, but finds herself drawn in by the man. On the brink of conversion, she realizes she has fallen in love.
Festivals: Venice 1961
Awards: Grand Prize of the City of Venice - Venice 1961
World Sales: Tamasa Distribution - 5 Rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris, France
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