Léon Morin prêtre

Léon Morin prêtre

1 hr 52 min
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Barny lives alone with her daughter in occupied France. The young widow is an atheist, but nevertheless fascinated by the mystery of religion, and spontaneously decides to go to confession. Léon Morin is a young, intelligent priest who calmly responds to her provocations, while the conversion gradually takes hold...

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville (France/Italy, 1961, black and white)
Cast: Jean-Paul Belmondo (Léon Morin), Emmanuelle Riva (Barny), Irène Tunc (Christine), Howard Vernon (the colonel)
Genre: drama
Awards: Grand prix de la ville de Venise (Mostra, 1961), nominated at the 1963 BAFTA awards.