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During World War II, Barny, a widow, observes soldiers in Italy as they come to occupied Saint Bernard. She works at a job as a test grader and is secretly in love with her supervisor, Sabine. Barny is faced with the decision of sending her half-Jewish child to live in the country when the Germans arrive. There she discovers Sabine's brother is in a concentration camp. Although Barny is an atheist, she chooses Leon Morin, a priest to baptize her daughter, hoping this will provide protection. The former atheist converts to Catholicism and falls in love with Leon in a classic unrequited love story.

Leon Morin, Priest is an Romance, Drama movie that was released in 1961 and has a run time of 1 hr 57 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6.

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NR
| 1961 | 1 hr 57 min | 7.6/10
Cast
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Emmanuelle Riva, Irène Tunc, Nicole Mirel
Director
Jean-Pierre Melville
Produced By
Georges de Beauregard, Carlo Ponti
Language
English
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