AFS: LEON MORIN, PRIEST
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Life during wartime: Belmondo plays a irrefutably sexy priest, part of a tapestry of moral and social contradictions that are a result of war and occupation.
Jean-Pierre Melville was the only filmmaker who understood first-hand the complexity of the wartime resistance effort. A member of the resistance himself, his experiences were directly brought to his early work, LE SILENCE DE LA MER (1949) and more directly to ARMY OF SHADOWS, his last work on the subject (1969). Here, he confronts the shifting nature of social mores and ideals in the face of war as he depicts an irresistible priest- Belmondo- and a widow who falls for him– in the setting ofView more
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