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The Marseille Clan

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The Marseille Clan

Synopsis

ENGLISH SYNOPSIS

Based on revelations of the daughter of Barthélémy Guérin, a Corsican mobster from Marseille, this film gives a better understanding of how Marseille became the centre of cocaine trade in the early 70s. At the time, New York gangsters put all their faith in «chemists» from Marseilles… Barthélémy Guerin‘s daughter tells us how her father always refused to take drugs and how her uncle Antoine, a genuine godfather, had no other option than accept to be part of the business.

FRENCH SYNOPSIS

Inspiré des révélations de la fille de Barthélémy Guérin, mafieux corse vivant à Marseille, ce film permet de mieux comprendre comment Marseille est devenue le centre du commerce de la cocaïne au début des années 70. A l'époque, les gangsters new-yorkais faisaient toute leur confiance aux «chimistes» marseillais… La fille de Barthélémy Guerin nous raconte comment son père a toujours refusé de se droguer et comment son oncle Antoine, véritable parrain, n'a eu d'autre choix que d'accepter de faire affaire.

Format
4:3 - SD
Category
Crime/Investigation
Original Language
French
Country of Origin
France
Year of Production
2003
Tag Words
Documentaries

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