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Léon Morin, Priest

RomanceDrama19612h 10m
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#21879 Ranked Movie
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Léon Morin, Priest (1961)

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Romance Drama 19612h 10m

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.Léon Morin, Priest featuring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Emmanuelle Riva is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (5,053 votes).

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#21,879 Ranked Movie

#428 Ranked in Religion Movies

#649 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#2540 Ranked in Romance Movies

Léon Morin, Priest has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (5,053 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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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.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 2h 10m

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Related Genres: RomanceDrama
Country of origin: FranceItaly
Available to watch on: The Criterion ChannelKanopy
Original Release Date: Sep 21, 1961
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