Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.
Did You Know?
The stories in Voie lactée, La (1969) are based on real historical episodes. Luis Buñuel
and Jean-Claude Carrière
did extensive research for the film, primarily in the _Dictionary of Heresies_ by Abbé Pluquet. See more
Early in the film, as the two pilgrims are on the shoulder of the highway, the shadow of the boom mic is clearly visible moving from right to left across the grass and finally off screen. See more
Rodolphe, un étudiant protestant
Faith doesn't come to us through reason but through the heart