Following the opening of a Japanese auto factory in Sicily, the head of the company is kidnapped by Sicilian mobsters. In hopes of avoiding paying either ransom or life insurance, the head ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kôji Kikkawa ...
Koichi Honda
Andy J. Forest ...
Victor (as Andrew J. Forest)
Marina Suma
Orazio Orlando
Mimmo Palmara
Salvatore Billa
Daniela Novak
Tano Cimarosa
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Murai
Dalila Di Lazzaro
Greta Vayan ...
(as Greta Vaillant)
Ferdinando Murolo ...
(as Nando Murolo)
Noburo Homma
Mario Miyakawa
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Following the opening of a Japanese auto factory in Sicily, the head of the company is kidnapped by Sicilian mobsters. In hopes of avoiding paying either ransom or life insurance, the head of the Japanese insurance company hires an American detective to apprehend the kidnappers and retrieve the executive. The detective involves a Japanese racing driver in pursuit of the case. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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13 June 1987 (Japan)  »

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Sicilian Connection  »

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