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The Sicilian Connection (Italian: Afyon oppio, French: Action héroïne, also known as The Opium Connection and La filière) is a 1972 Italian-French crime-thriller film directed by Ferdinando Baldi.[1][2]

The Sicilian Connection
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Directed by Ferdinando Baldi
Written by Ferdinando Baldi
Duilio Coletti
Starring Ben Gazzara
Music by Guido & Maurizio De Angelis
Cinematography Aiace Parolin
Release date
  • 1972 (1972)
Language Italian



The Italian-American Joseph Coppola wants to start a drug trafficking from Turkey to the United States and calls for support to the Sicilian Mafia, which protects him from Marseilles Clan. In the U.S., however, he appears to forget the chords. Greed or double play?



  1. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876059350. 
  2. ^ Roberto Curti. Italia odia: il cinema poliziesco italiano. Lindau, 2006. ISBN 8871805860. 

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