Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Now: Chimpanzee $13.99 (40% sold out)
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Frozen Planet (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Fairy Tail: Part 8 (Blu-ray)
$26.99
Robots / Horton Hears a Who / Rio (Blu-ray)
$14.99
RoboCop (Blu-ray)
$5.00
Planet Earth | Life (Blu-ray)
$54.99
Somewhere in Time (Blu-ray)
$10.49
Planet Earth (Blu-ray)
$45.99
Far and Away (Blu-ray)
$10.49
Seven (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Fairy Tail: Part 7 (Blu-ray)
$26.99
High School of the Dead OVA: Drifters of the Dead (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Liar Liar (Blu-ray)
$9.96
BTOOOM!: Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Jurassic Park 1-3 (Blu-ray)
$54.99
Kokoro Connect: TV Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$29.99
Intolerable Cruelty (Blu-ray)
$10.49
Little Busters!: Collection 1 (Blu-ray)
$29.99
RoboCop (Blu-ray)
$24.99
The BBC High Definition Natural History Collection 2 (Blu-ray)
$59.99


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (31494)
 Adventure (24079)
 Animation (7309)
 Anime (3592)
 Biography (3273)
 Comedy (23816)
 Comic book (4186)
 Coming of age (1469)
 Crime (16803)
 Dark humor (3202)
 Documentary (4429)
 Drama (37971)
 Epic (4571)
 Erotic (867)
 Family (10500)
 Fantasy (13585)
 Film-Noir (1048)
 Foreign (5115)
 Heist (1486)
 History (4965)
 Holiday (1094)
 Horror (11670)
 Imaginary (801)
 Martial arts (2782)
 Melodrama (2043)
 Music (7570)
 Musical (3286)
 Mystery (9602)
 Nature (1694)
 Other (662)
 Period (5841)
 Psychological thriller (2707)
 Romance (13784)
 Sci-Fi (15117)
 Short (322)
 Sport (2469)
 Supernatural (3464)
 Surreal (1170)
 Teen (2803)
 Thriller (28480)
 War (4912)
 Western (2073)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


Léon Morin, Priest Blu-ray

United States
Léon Morin, prêtre / The Criterion Collection Criterion | 1961 | 117 min | Not rated | Jul 26, 2011

Léon Morin, Priest (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.66:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.66:1

Audio
French: LPCM Mono

Subtitles
English

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region A (locked)

Price
List price: $39.95  
Amazon: $44.96
Best Buy: $34.99 (Save 12%)  
New from: $29.99 (Save 25%)
Fulfilled by Amazon, FREE shipping

Buy Léon Morin, Priest on Blu-ray

Price
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.6
/10
17
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 4.5 of 54.5
Extras 3.7 of 53.7
Based on 3 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Foreign50%

64%
popularity
796
collections
8
fans




Léon Morin, Priest

 (1961)

Léon Morin, Priest Blu-ray delivers stunning video and audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

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 Léon Morin to discuss with him themes related to religion and Catholicism and Léon lends books to her. Barny converts to the Catholicism and becomes closer to Léon, feeling an unrequited desire for him.

For more about Léon Morin, Priest and the Léon Morin, Priest Blu-ray release, see Léon Morin, Priest Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.5 out of 5.

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Emmanuelle Riva, Irène Tunc, Howard Vernon
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

» See full cast & crew


Léon Morin, Priest Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.66:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Jean-Pierre Melville's Leon Morin, Priest arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Criterion.

The following text appears inside the booklet provided with this Blu-ray disc:

"This new high-definition digital transfer was created on a Spirit 4K Datacine from a 35mm fine-grain master positive. Thousands of instances of dirt, debris, scratches, splices, warps, jitter, and flicker were manually removed using MTI's DRS system and Pixel Farm's PFClean system, while Digital Vision DVNR system was used for small dirt, grain, and noise reduction.

Telecine supervisor: Lee Kline.
Telecine colorist: Gilles Granier/Scanlab, Paris."

Detail and clarity are excellent -- during close-ups the image conveys tremendous depth (see screencapture #11), while the outdoor scenes are never plagued by blocky artifacts. Contrast levels are also convincing. Furthermore, color reproduction is practically flawless -- there is a wide range of blacks, grays and whites that look notably fresh and natural. There are no traces of overzealous sharpening. Though some noise corrections have been performed, the integrity of the image is very much intact, and a layer of light grain is present throughout the entire film. There are no serious stability issues. Large damage marks, cuts, warps, or stains do not plague the high-definition transfer either. (Note: This is a Region-A "locked" Blu-ray disc. Therefore, you must have a native Region-A or Region-Free PS3 or SA in order to access its content).


Léon Morin, Priest Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

There is only one audio track on this Blu-ray disc: French LPCM 1.0 (with portions of English and German). For the record, Criterion have provided optional English subtitles for the main feature.

The following text appears inside the booklet provided with this Blu-ray disc:

"The original monaural soundtrack was remastered at 24-bit from a 35mm optical print. Clicks, thumps, hiss, and hum, were manually removed using Pro Tools HD. Crackle was attenuated using AudioCube's integrated workstation."

The French LPCM 1.0 track is excellent. Martial Solal's music score gets a decent boost, but it is the crisp and clean dialog that impresses the most. There are absolutely no distortions, cracks, excessive hiss, or audio dropouts. Finally, the English translation is excellent.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »


Léon Morin, Priest Blu-ray, News and Updates



Criterion Blu-ray in July: Cocteau, Melville, Leigh, Ray, Kurosaw... - April 15, 2011

The Criterion Collection has announced six titles for Blu-ray release in July. On July 12th, the independent studio will release Naked (Mike Leigh, 1993). A week later, it will release The Music Room (Satyajit Ray) and Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau, 1946). ...


Léon Morin, Priest Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Leon - (The Professional) 558 Nov 13, 2013
Priest (2011) - August 16th 109 Jan 05, 2012
Judas Priest - Epitaph - May 24th 31 Jul 11, 2013
Nikita vs. Leon? 21 Apr 01, 2010



Léon Morin, Priest Blu-ray


$39.95 $44.96


Buy Léon Morin, Priest on Blu-ray



 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies


Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Mallrats
2. Frozen
3. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
4. RoboCop
5. Gravity
6. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
7. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
8. Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: V...
9. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
10. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
11. Gravity 3D
12. Despicable Me 2
13. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D
14. The Wolf of Wall Street
15. Ride Along

Trending in Theaters
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
2. Transcendence
3. The Raid 2
4. Frozen
5. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
6. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
7. RoboCop
8. Noah
9. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
10. The LEGO Movie
11. Oculus
12. Under the Skin
13. Rio 2
14. The Grand Budapest Hotel
15. Ride Along

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Frozen
2.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
3.  Gravity
4.  Frozen Planet
5.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Third...
6.  The Pirate Fairy
7.  RoboCop
8.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
9.  Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
10.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Lone Survivor
2.  RoboCop
3.  The Lego Movie
4.  Sorcerer
5.  The Lego Movie
6.  Noah
7.  The Monuments Men
8.  The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
9.  Pompeii 3D
10.  True Detective: The Complete First ...
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Frozen
$19.96, Save 56%
2.  Frozen Planet
$14.99, Save 73%
3.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Third...
$34.99, Save 56%
4.  RoboCop
$5.00, Save 75%
5.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  Mary Poppins
$19.96, Save 50%
7.  The Wolf of Wall Street
$19.96, Save 50%
8.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
$19.99, Save 50%
9.  Ender's Game
$17.96, Save 55%
10.  Ben-Hur / The Ten Commandments
$9.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Frozen Planet

 United States


$54.98 $14.99





Fairy Tail: Part 8

 United States


$54.98 $26.99





Robots / Horton Hears a Who / Rio

 United States


$34.99 $14.99





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices