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Pizza Connection (1985)

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 »

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Mario Aloia
Mark Chase ...
Michele Aloia
Simona Cavallari ...
Cecilia Smedile
Massimo De Francovich ...
Chief Prosecutor Santa Lucia
Renato Mori ...
Commissioner Giovanni Astarita
Domenico Gennaro ...
Armando Ognibene
Adriana Russo ...
Hostess
Francesco Sciacca ...
Nicola Schirò
Tony Sperandeo ...
Vincenzo (as Gaetano Sperandeo)
Marcello Perracchio ...
Masseria
Ida Di Benedetto ...
Amanda Smedile
Massimo Liti
Luigi Maria Burruano ...
Detective
Leonardo Marino ...
Chief of Police
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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Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) See more »

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