For his performance in this film and in Aragosta a colazione, Enrico Montesano was awarded with a Special David di Donatello.
Enrico montesano canale ufficiale il ladrone 1980
In Palestine the thief Caleb deceives his victims with fake miracles, and the man gets very upset when he learns that a young man by the name of Christ, the Messiah, performs real miracles, healing people and raising the dead. Caleb is jailed by the Romans. He will die along with the Messiah.