Set in an idyllic mountain village near Siena in Italy in 1804. The priest Don Geronimo and his flock go about their lives contentedly and peacefully, with illness and ill-will a rarity in the village. One day however, the French army arrives with a General on a mission to Don Geronimo which attracts nobles and lawyers and begins to cause greed and ambition amongst people in the village. Written by
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was nominated for an Oscar both for his adaptation and for his own performance as the priest, Don Geronimo Buonaparte. See more