Real vs Reel: Is Rio Connection a true story based on three European gangsters in Brazil?

The answer to this question is a big yes. Rio Connection is a true story based on three European Gangsters who established Brazil as a crucial point on the heroin trafficking route to the United States.

Real vs Reel: Is Rio Connection a true story based on three European gangsters in Brazil? -

Week 4th of April 2023 is turning out to be a big affair for streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Sony Liv. Every streaming giant is bringing their A game as many interesting and real life series and movies recently released on them. However, it seems like SonyLiv might defeat other giants as it has brought a critically acclaimed crime series named- Rio Connection. Rio Connection was released on SonyLiv on April 21, 2023 and ever since then, it has become the talking point in the world of OTT. Crime thriller series or movies often grab fans' attention and therefore Rio Connection possesses every element that it can become the next big thing for SonyLiv. Rio Connection is created by Mauro Lima and co-directed along with Thiago Teitelroit and Toni Vanzolini.The screenplay is written by Chris Salmanpour and Marcelo Starobinas. The cinematography is done by Paulo Vainer for the series which has 8 episodes in total with a runtime of about 45-5- minutes. Rio Connection is multi-starrer series including Valerio Morigi as Tommaso Buscetta, Aksel Ustun as Lucien Sarti, Raphael Kahn as Fernand Legros, Marina Ruy Barbosa as Ana, Carla Salle as Maria Christina, Maria Casadevall as Lilly, Renata Sorrah as Cassandra and more. Now, the question arises, whether Rio Connection is a true story or Rio Connection is a real story or not?

The answer to this question is a big yes. Rio Connection is a true story based on three European Gangsters who established Brazil as a crucial point on the heroin trafficking route to the United States. After three important mafiosi were pursued by American and Italian and French authorities, the traffickers found in Rio the right environment to strengthen a lucrative and dangerous business, thus tropicalizing the traditional mafia. Although there are characters that have been fictionalised in order to keep the plot interesting and gripping, Rio Connection is a real story.

Rio Connection Storyline

Rio Connection starts off with Tommaso or Roberto Felice meeting up with Lucien Sarti and Fernand Legros to finalise their deal to transport heroin to the US cartels. What they are essentially doing is buying heroin from other places for comparatively less amounts & then selling it to their client & making exorbitant amounts of money from it. While they always have the perfect plan, things don’t work out as they intend to, as they can never trust the person working with them or when the police might catch them in the act. But by going through all the troubles together, the three form a kind of business partnership that is fail-proof. Yet the question remains if each one is loyal enough to the others. To be precise, Rio Connection shows how Rio (Brazil) become the hub of an international network of organized crime.

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