The Sicilian Connection

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 byFerdinando Baldi
Written byFerdinando Baldi
Duilio Coletti
StarringBen Gazzara
Music byGuido & Maurizio De Angelis
CinematographyAiace Parolin
Release date
  • 1972 (1972)


The Italian-American Joseph Coppola wants to start trafficking drugs from Turkey to the United States and calls for the support of the Sicilian Mafia, who would protect him from the 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 (2006). Italia odia: il cinema poliziesco italiano. Lindau, 2006. ISBN 8871805860.

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