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Leon Morin, Priest (1961)

Rating:No Rating
Release Date:April 17, 2009
Running time:115 minutes
Cast:Emmanuelle Riva, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Irène Tunc, Nicole Mirel, Gisèle Grimm
Director:Jean-Pierre Melville
Producer:Georges de Beauregard, Carlo Ponti
Writer:Jean-Pierre Melville, Béatrix Beck
Distributor:Rialto Pictures

Description: In a small French provincial town during the Occupation, Barny is a young widow who lives with her daughter France. Baptized atheist Barny attempts to seduce the town's clever young priest Léon Morin, but soon finds herself impressed with his moral strength and faces a crisis of faith.

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