Weighted down with its own importance and its own insights into how governmental indifference oils the machinery of the drug trade, THE PALERMO CONNECTION plays like a slide show about the horrors of godfathering.
Volatile man of the people Carmine Bonavia's public relations poll about legalizing drugs launches him on a dangerous course, although he instigates it merely as an attention-getting gimmick. Meanwhile, after an interview with Italian journalist Gianna Magnardi (Carolina Rosi), Bonavia begins
wondering about his Sicilian roots. But somehow the political squeaks he's making about destroying drug trafficking reach the ears of the head of the Sicilian Ma...