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Return of Don Camillo, The (Le retour de Don Camillo)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1953
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Édouard Delmont, Paolo Stoppa, Alexandre Rignault
Director:Julien Duvivier
Writer:Giovanni Guareschi, Julien Duvivier, René Barjavel, Giuseppe Amato

Description: Retour de Don Camillo (The Return of Don Camillo) is the sequel to the internationally popular French comedy The Little World of Don Camillo. Fernandel returns as the title character, a resourceful, pugnacious Italian village priest. Because of his previous run-ins with communist mayor Peppone (Gino Cervi), Don Camillo is sent to another parish by the Church. Soon, however, all the villagers -- Peppone included -- realize that the priest is indispensable, and they demand his return. In one of the film's funniest moments, an elderly citizen steadfastly refuses to die until Don Camillo administers last rites. Like its predecessor, Retour de Don Camillo is based on a novel by Givoanni Guareschi -- and, also like the earlier film, Retour was a worldwide hit.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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