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Léon Morin, priest

Author: Jean-Pierre MelvilleGeorges de BeauregardCarlo PontiEmmanuèle RivaJean-Paul BelmondoAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection, 2011.
Series: The Criterion collection, 572.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Computer File : FrenchView all editions and formats
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Léon Morin is a devoted man of the cloth who is also the crush object of all the women of a small village in Nazi-occupied France. He finds himself most drawn to a sexually frustrated widow, a borderline heretic whose relationship with her confessor is a confrontation with both God and her own repressed desire. A triumph of mood, setting, and innuendo, Léon Morin, Priest is an irreverent pleasure from one of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Historical films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Pierre Melville; Georges de Beauregard; Carlo Ponti; Emmanuèle Riva; Jean-Paul Belmondo; Henri Decae; Martial Solal; Béatrix Beck; Rialto Pictures LLC.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604654561 1604654562
OCLC Number: 741195333
Language Note: French dialogue; English subtitles.
Notes: Title from container.
DVD release date: Jul. 26, 2011.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the novel by Béatrix Beck.
Special features include interviews, selected scene commentary, deleted scenes, theatrical trailer and more.
Credits: Director of photography, Henri Decaë; music, Martial Solal.
Cast: Emanuelle Riva, Jean-Paul Belmondo.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: DVD; region 1; widescreen; monaural.
Series Title: The Criterion collection, 572.
Other Titles: Léon Morin, prêtre
Responsibility: a Rialto Pictures release ; Georges de Beauregard and Carlo Ponti present ; a film by Jean-Pierre Melville ; adaptation and dialogue by Jean-Pierre Melville.

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Léon Morin is a devoted man of the cloth who is also the crush object of all the women of a small village in Nazi-occupied France. He finds himself most drawn to a sexually frustrated widow, a borderline heretic whose relationship with her confessor is a confrontation with both God and her own repressed desire. A triumph of mood, setting, and innuendo, Léon Morin, Priest is an irreverent pleasure from one of French cinema's towering virtuosos.

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