Against the turbulent backdrop of occupied France, a priest and a beautiful, lonely young widow form a friendship. Barny (Emmanuele Riva), although a Marxist, is intrigued by the mysteries of religion. In confession, she meets the young priest Léon Morin (Jean-Paul Belmondo) and tries to provoke a reaction, but finds herself drawn in by the man. On the brink of conversion, Barny realizes she has fallen in love.
• Selected Scene Commentary
• Ginette Vincendeau Introduction
• Interview with Assistant Director Volker Schlondorff
• Original Trailer