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Dimenticare Palermo (1990)

Carmine Bonavia wins election as the mayor of New York on a promise to legalize drugs. After the election, he marries Carrie and goes to his ancestral home of Sicily for their honeymoon. In... See full summary »

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Carmine Bonavia (as James Belushi)
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Carrie
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Uomo di Potere
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Gianni Mucci
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Il Principe
Carolina Rosi
Harry Davis
Ronald Yamamoto
Marino Masé
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Ted
Stefano Madia
Tiziana Stella
Luigi Laezza
Sal Borgese
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Carmine Bonavia wins election as the mayor of New York on a promise to legalize drugs. After the election, he marries Carrie and goes to his ancestral home of Sicily for their honeymoon. In his hotel, he meets Il Principe, a Sicilian prince who has spent years confined to the hotel because he crossed the Mafia. Amid the beauties of Sicily Carmine discovers that men of power will stop at nothing to prevent the legalization of drugs, which threatens their business. Written by Peter Reiher

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Why drugs will never be legalized
3 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

It depicts why drugs will never be legalized as the problem extends far beyond the casual users and addicts and deals with the big money behind the problem and the bureaucracies built to deal with the problem. The DEA, banks, organized crime etc.


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