- 2h 17min
- Directed by: Matteo Garrone
- Written by: Matteo Garrone, Roberto Saviano, Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni Di Gregorio, Massimo Gaudioso
- Cast: Toni Servillo, Gianfelice Imparato, Maria Nazionale, Salvatore Cantalupo, Gigio Morra, Salvatore Abruzzese, Marco Macor, Ciro Petrone, Carmine Paternoster
- Language: Italian, Neapolitan
- Website: www.mymovies.it/gomorra
Garrone offers an intriguing account of the Napoli-based Camorra, adapted from the bestselling book by journalist Roberto Saviano. This excellent ensemble drama shows us various facets of Mafia life, from the recruiting of young kids to the infiltration of seemingly legitimate industries such as haute couture and segues into the waste industry. A deserving winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes.
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Gomorrah2 Oct 2008
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