Internationally beloved actor Fernandel stars as Don Camillo, a Catholic priest in Italy trying to protect his poor village from the desires of its Communist mayor Peppone (Gino Cervi) in these two beloved comedy classics based on stories written by Giovanni Guareschi. Both films are directed by Julien Duvivier.
A favorite film series of Pope Benedict XVI! (as noted in the new book Light of the World)
Humor and humanity flow as the explosive priest Don Camillo and the hard-headed Communist mayor Peppone clash over what's best for the people.
The Return of Don Camillo
After his battles with Communist mayor Peppone, Don Camillo is sent in exile by his Bishop to a remote village. Peppone thought he had the village in his hands. But when the municipality decides to build a dike against the periodic floods, the proprietor of the land refuses. War between the village clans is about to begin. Some think that the strong hand of the priest could persuade the two sides to make peace. Will Peppone pass over his pride and send for his enemy to help bring peace?
This DVD contains the following language tracks: Italian wth English subtitles. Films are in Black & White.
These films are Not Rated
This is a Region 1 DVD (playable ONLY in Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands, United States and U.S. territories).