A determined priest and a Communist mayor develop a grudging friendship in spite of their official rivalry.
The whole film was shot twice; there is a French and an Italien negative, that can be distinguished by details in editing and content (watch the position of the dog during the procession for example).
Where did you get that cigar, Camillo?
Don Camillo: Peppone had two. I think I took it without asking him. You know he believes in equal distribution of wealth.
German version runs 2 minutes shorter than the Italian original version.