The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army service in Vietnam and wants to lead his own life, but family tradition, intrigues and powerplays involving his older brother dictate otherwise, and he finds himself being slowly drawn back into that world.
Honor. Loyalty. Betrayal.
Did You Know?
Much of the film's failure was attributed to the far-fetched notion of Kirk Douglas and Alex Cord believably portraying the physical aesthetic and singular temperament of Sicilians. But Douglas, who fancied this as a welcome stretch in his acting range, produced the picture himself, so there was no one to argue the casting process. Four years later, Marlon Brando would successfully achieve the stretch that Douglas sought with his Oscar-winning performance in The Godfather (1972). See more