The Italian Connection (1972)

The Italian Connection


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This Italian action film focuses on a crook, framed as a drug kingpin, whose wife is killed by the mob as a result. He must take matters into his own hands to have revenge. Manhunt was also re-titled The Italian Connection to steal thunder from its French counterpart.

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Art House & International
Directed By: ,
Written By: Ingo Hermann, Augusto Finocchi, Fernando Di Leo, Fabrizio De Angelis
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as Luca Canali

as Dave Catania

as Frank Webster

as Don Vito Tressoldi
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When it strikes broader notes of criminal engagement, it's more animated and determined to serve up excitement beyond near-Olympic acts of brooding.

Full Review… | February 26, 2012

The twists and turns of these plots are gripping, to be sure, but are less about surprising the audience then revealing the true character of the players ...

Full Review… | March 25, 2011
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