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The Sicilian Clan (1969)

Le clan des Siciliens (original title)
A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist while seducing the daughter of a ruthless mob patriarch as a determined police commissioner closes in on all of them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Vittorio Manalese
... Roger Sartet
... Commissaire Le Goff
... Jeanne Manalese
... Tony Nicosia
Philippe Baronnet ... Luigi
Karen Blanguernon ... Theresa
Yves Brainville ... Le juge
... Un inspecteur
Elisa Cegani ... Maria Manalese
Raoul Delfosse ... Léoni
Jacques Duby ... Raymond Robel
Yves Lefebvre ... Aldo Manalese
Edward Meeks ... Le commandant de bord
... Mrs. Evans
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A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist while seducing the daughter of a ruthless mob patriarch as a determined police commissioner closes in on all of them.

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Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

1 December 1969 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Sicilian Clan  »

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$3,000,000, 31 December 1970
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was shot in three languages (French, English and Italian) with the same cast. See more »

Goofs

While Sarte is using the drill/saw to escape through the floorboard of the police transport, you can clearly see the pre-cut guidelines he follows with the rotary cutting wheel. See more »

Quotes

Rovel: I was sound asleep, and they burst into my room and turned everything upside down!
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Follows Brigade antigangs (1966) See more »

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Classic European heist movie
16 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is a film that proves just how cool things were in the 1960s in Europe, particularly France and Italy. The ultra-cool Alain Delon (the French Steve McQueen) is truly superb as the loner hood, and with an excellent cast (including the legend Jean Gabin), thrilling story, stylish direction and yet another masterful score by Ennio Morricone, THE SICILIAN CLAN is a must-see for lovers of heist thrillers.


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