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An inexperienced, sickly priest shows up in the rural French community of Ambricourt, where he joins the community's clergy. But the locals don't take kindly to the priest, and his ascetic ways and unsociable demeanor make him an outcast. During Bible studies at the nearby girls school, he is continually mocked by his students. Then his attempt to intervene in a family feud backfires into a scanda...

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Directed by

Robert Bresson

Written by

Robert Bresson (Writer)
Georges Bernanos (Novel)

Runtime

120 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

priest based on novel or book small town faith rural setting

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