In the 19th century Pyrénées, a stagecoach stops for the night at an isolated inn run by a couple of murderous thieves. The husband wants to kill and rob them all, but one of them is a priest whom the wife refuses to see harmed.
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The humour is very broad in this dark comedic remake of 'The Red Inn' with its players giving exaggerated performances all around. Gerard Jugnot fairs best as the priest trying to keep a horrific confession sacred while Christian Clavier and Josiane Balasko score as the murderous innkeepers.