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Carmine Bonavia wins election as the mayor of New York on a promise to legalize drugs. After the election, he marries Carrie and goes to his ancestral home of Sicily for their honeymoon. In his hotel, he meets Il Principe, a Sicilian prince who has spent years confined to the hotel because he crossed the Mafia. Amid the beauties of Sicily Carmine discovers that men of power will stop at nothing to prevent the legalization of drugs, which threatens their business.

  1. Francesco Rosi

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Gore Vidal

    Screenplay

  3. Tonino Guerra

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Belushi

    James Belushi

    Carmine Bonavia

  2. Mimi Rogers

    Mimi Rogers

    Carrie

  3. Joss Ackland

    Joss Ackland

    il boss

  4. Philippe Noiret

    Philippe Noiret

    Gianni Mucci

  5. Vittorio Gassman

    Vittorio Gassman

    Il principe

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The Palermo Connection
The Palermo Connection

Facts

Original Title Dimenticare Palermo

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 2, 1990
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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