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Jean-Pierre Melville 100. New 4K Digital Restoration!

LÉON MORIN, PRIEST

LÉON MORIN, PRÊTRE
France, Italy | 1961 | Jean-Pierre Melville

Jean-Paul Belmondo and the recently deceased Emmanuelle Riva (Amour) star in this spiritual drama set during the German Occupation of France. It follows a handsome young priest who tries to convert a godless Communist woman to Christianity. She, in turn, tries to get him to break his vow of celibacy. This new 4K restoration is 11 minutes longer than the version of the film shown previously. “Miraculous cinema, even for heretics.” –Time Out Film Guide. Cleveland revival premiere. Subtitles. DCP. 128 min.

This film supported by a generous grant from Maison Française de Cleveland.

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