Léon Morin, prêtre (1961)

Jean-Paul BelmondoEmmanuelle RivaIrène TuncNicole Mirel
Jean-Pierre Melville


Léon Morin, prêtre (1961) is a French,English,German movie. Jean-Pierre Melville has directed this movie. Jean-Paul Belmondo,Emmanuelle Riva,Irène Tunc,Nicole Mirel are the starring of this movie. It was released in 1961. Léon Morin, prêtre (1961) is considered one of the best Drama,Romance,War movie in India and around the world.

In World War II, the widow Barny sees the Italian soldiers arriving in occupied Saint Bernard while walking to her job. Barny lives with her daughter and works correcting tests and feels a great attraction toward her boss Sabine. When the Germans arrive, Barny sends her half-Jewish daughter to live in a farm in the countryside and finds that Sabine's brother has been arrested and sent to a concentration camp. The atheist Barny decides to baptize her daughter to protect her and chooses priest Léon Morin to discuss with him themes related to religion and Catholicism and Léon lends books to her. Barny converts to the Catholicism and becomes closer to Léon, feeling an unrequited desire for him.

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