About the film
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Release Date: September 03, 1964
|Production Companies||:||POSA Films|
|Director||:||Miguel M. Delgado|
|Producers||:||Fidel Pizarro, Jacques Gelman|
|Writers||:||Miguel M. Delgado, Fernando Galiana|
Young priest Father Sebastián is assigned to a parish in San Jeronimo el Alto, where he is not welcomed by the community, particularly the resident priest Father Damián. The newcomer gradually earns the trust of the people through humor, but firmly captures their hearts by saving the town fiesta by fighting a bull when the hired torero failed to show. Father Sebastián counsels the townspeople, lecturing them on their duties in a modern society. He used the collection plate to redistribute the town's wealth more evenly.