A screenwriter, searching for new ideas, reads a newspaper story about a priest and a communist mayor who come to fisticuffs.
The movie was first intended as the sixth in the "Don Camillo" series, starring Fernandel and Gino Cervi. After a few weeks of shooting in July 1970, Fernandel had to leave the set, because of failing health. Production was halted but investors in the movie wanted to resume it with a mostly new team. But the characters are the same.
The character Don Camillo is mentioned
Road to Brescello
Features clips of this film.