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?
According to his autobiography, My Last Sigh, Luis Buñuel
got the idea of making the film after reading Historia de los heterodoxos españoles by Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo. 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