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Underbelly Files: Infiltration (2011)

Two Victorian police officers go undercover to bring down the Australian branch of the Calabrian mafia. A true story.

Director:

Grant Brown

Writers:

Colin McLaren (based on the book by), Graeme Koetsveld

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sullivan Stapleton ... Colin McLaren
Valentino del Toro Valentino del Toro ... Antonio Russo
Jessica Napier ... Jude Gleeson / Narrator
Buddy Dannoun Buddy Dannoun ... Rosario Torcaso
Henry Nixon ... Leigh
Richard Piper ... Roger
Al Vila Al Vila ... Carlo Rucci
Roy Billing ... Aussie Bob
Glenda Linscott Glenda Linscott ... Sandra
Alfredo Malabello Alfredo Malabello ... Vito
Donna Matthews Donna Matthews ... Bubbles
Emma de Clario Emma de Clario ... Mario Russo
Fantine Banulski Fantine Banulski ... Louisa Russo
Luke Christopoulos ... Little Tony Russo
Ange Arabatzis Ange Arabatzis ... Nico
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Storyline

This is a true story. Australian cop Colin McLaren goes undercover in an attempt to infiltrate the mafia. McLaren, who poses as a dodgy art dealer who can launder money, is introduced to the highest levels of the Italian mafia. He befriends the Australian Godfather. They form a relationship and McLaren eventually starts to negotiate and purchase vast amounts of pure cocaine. He needs corroboration to prove the drug buys so he introduces his girlfriend to the mafia syndicate. A Police woman without any undercover experience. She excels and the sting gets better and bolder. They spend two years socializing with the mafia, as McLaren does various drug deals, and the evidence mounts up. In time the mafia invites McLaren into a massive conspiracy to import a plane load of pure cocaine from Columbia as well as a plane load of Buddha sticks - cannabis - from the New Guinea jungle. The drug importation is signaled by the Police hierarchy as the end of the operation, although McLaren wants to ...

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

14 February 2011 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Underbelly Files - L'infiltrato See more »

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