The World of Don Camillo
|The World of Don Camillo|
|Directed by||Terence Hill|
|Produced by||Terence Hill|
|Written by||Giovannino Guareschi
|Music by||Pino Donaggio|
|Cinematography||Franco Di Giacomo|
|Edited by||Jack Fitzstephens
163 min (TV cut)
Don Camillo (internationally released as The World of Don Camillo) is a 1983 Italian comedy film directed, produced and starred by Terence Hill. It is the remake of Le Petit Monde de Don Camillo (1952).
In a small village in Emilia Romagna, the parish priest Don Camillo repeatedly collides with the communist mayor Peppone. The two do not share anything in common and the slights are continuous, up to even in some cases to beat. Don Camillo coaches the football team of young boys of the village, and the day of the final match is near. Peppone however, to make a joke in bad taste to the enemy, corrupts the referee. Don Camillo realizes it and fights again with him; so Don Camillo is exiled. But the citizens of the village do not agree, and so Peppone is forced to make up for not winning the confidence in the government.
- Terence Hill: Don Camillo
- Colin Blakely: Peppone
- Mimsy Farmer: Jo Magro
- Lew Ayres: Doc
- Sam Whipple: Gigio
- Andy Luotto: Smilzo
- Allan Arbus: Jesus (voice)
- Joseph Ragno: Brusco
- Jennifer Hingel: Lilly
- Ross Hill: Magrino
- Franco Diogene: Binella
- Roberto Boninsegna: Angels player
- Roberto Pruzzo: Devils player
- Luciano Spinosi: Devils player
- Carlo Ancelotti: Devils player
- Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore, 1991.
- Masolino D'Amico. La commedia all'italiana. Il cinema comico in Italia dal 1945 al 1975. Il Saggiatore, 2008.
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