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The Diary of a Country Priest ()

directed by Robert Bresson
featuring Claude Laydu, André Guibert, Marie-Monique Arkell, Jean Riveyre, Nicole Maurey

An austere look at the experiences of a young priest in a small French parish, Robert Bresson's masterly Le Journal d'un curé de campagne (Diary of a Country Priest) presents a powerful, complex exploration of faith underneath a deceptively simple exterior. Drawn from a novel by Georges Bernanos, the film centers on the priest of Ambricourt (Claude Laydu), a withdrawn, devout young man whose social awkwardness leaves him isolated from the community he is meant to serve. Further problems derive from the priest's ill health, ...

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Diary of a Country Priest [Criterion Collection]
2004,

UPC: 037429185520

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Diary of a Country Priest
1950,

UPC: 5055201802590

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