Jean-Paul Belmondo as Leon Morin; Emmanuelle Riva as Barny; Howard Vernon; Gï¿½rard Buhr; Marc Eyraud; Gisï¿½le Grimm as Lucienne; Irï¿½ne Tunc as Christine Sangredin; Monique Hennessy as Arlette; Patricia Gozzi; Gis Grimm; Ir Tunc; Nina Grï¿½goire; Marco Behar as Edelman; Nina Gr; Monique Bertho as Marion
NR (Not Rated)
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 Lï¿½on Morin to discuss with him themes related to religion and Catholicism and Lï¿½on lends books to her. Barny converts to the Catholicism and becomes closer to Lï¿½on, feeling an unrequited desire for him.