LÉON MORIN, PRIEST

LÉON MORIN, PRÊTRE (FRANCE, ITALY)

Synopsis:

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

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Directed by:
Jean-Pierre Melville
Cast:
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Emmanuelle Riva
Duration:
2h 10 min
Year:
1961
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