LEON MORIN PRETRE

LEON MORIN PRETRE

Available on:
DVD

Starring:
Emmanuele Riva, Jean-Paul Belmondo

Director:
Jean-Pierre Melville

Certificate:
PG

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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