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Léon Morin, Priest

Léon Morin, prêtre

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Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
France, Italy, 1961
Drama, Romance, War

Synopsis

The widow Barny lives in Nazi-occupied France, looking after her daughter in a small village. When the Germans arrive, she decides to baptize her and chooses priest Léon Morin to do so; after spending some time with him and converting to Catholicism, she starts feeling an unrequited desire for Léon.

Synopsis

The widow Barny lives in Nazi-occupied France, looking after her daughter in a small village. When the Germans arrive, she decides to baptize her and chooses priest Léon Morin to do so; after spending some time with him and converting to Catholicism, she starts feeling an unrequited desire for Léon.

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Léon Morin, PriestDirected byJean-Pierre Melville

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1961 | Winner: Award of the City of Venice
BAFTA Awards
1963 | Nominee: Best Foreign Actor

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