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The Sicilian Connection (1985)

Pizza Connection (original title)
R | | Crime, Drama | September 1985 (USA)
Mario (Placido), an Italian American who manages a pizzeria in NYC, is charged with an assassination of a judge in Palermo. He leaves the States, comes back to Sicily and recruit Michele, ... See full summary »

Director:

Damiano Damiani

Writers:

Damiano Damiani (screenplay), Damiano Damiani (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michele Placido ... Mario Aloia
Mark Chase Mark Chase ... Michele Aloia
Simona Cavallari Simona Cavallari ... Cecilia Smedile
Massimo De Francovich Massimo De Francovich ... Chief Prosecutor Santa Lucia
Renato Mori Renato Mori ... Commissioner Giovanni Astarita
Domenico Gennaro Domenico Gennaro ... Armando Ognibene
Adriana Russo Adriana Russo ... Hostess
Francesco Sciacca Francesco Sciacca ... Nicola Schirò
Tony Sperandeo Tony Sperandeo ... Vincenzo (as Gaetano Sperandeo)
Marcello Perracchio Marcello Perracchio ... Masseria
Ida Di Benedetto Ida Di Benedetto ... Amanda Smedile
Massimo Liti Massimo Liti
Luigi Maria Burruano ... Detective
Leonardo Marino Leonardo Marino ... Chief of Police
Luigi Nicolosi Luigi Nicolosi
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Mario (Placido), an Italian American who manages a pizzeria in NYC, is charged with an assassination of a judge in Palermo. He leaves the States, comes back to Sicily and recruit Michele, his younger brother, for some help. Michele is a good guy not involved with the Mafia, that is trying to build his life on honesty and hard-working. Michele needs some money to give freedom to a prostitute he is in love, and Mario promise his help in change of an hands to set up his trap for the judge. Anyway Michele isn't made with the same "pasta" of Mario, he couldn't never be a real Mafioso and this causes many between the two brother and the Mafia. There is only a way for Mario to save his brother. A way that Mafia could like. Written by 1felco

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) See more »

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

September 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sicilian Connection See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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