A new priest arrives in the rural French village of Ambricourt to attend to his first parish. The apathetic congregation rejects him immediately. Through his diary entries, the suffering young man relays a crisis of faith that threatens to drive him away from the village and from God.
Director: Robert Bresson.
Stars: Claude Laydu, Marie-Monique Arkell, André Guibert, Jean Riveyre, Nicole Ladmiral, Nicole Maurey, Nicole Ladmiral, Martine Lemaire, Antoine Balpêtré, Jean Danet, Gaston Séverin, Yvette Etiévant, Bernard Hubrenne, Léon Arvel, Martial Morange, Gilberte Terbois. AKA Diary of a Country Priest
1950 – Winner of Prix Louis Delluc.
1951 Venice Film Festival – Winner of International Award, Italian Film Critics Award, OCIC Award, Nominated for the Golden Lion.