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Gomorrah (2008)
"Gomorra" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  16 May 2008 (Italy)
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An inside look at Italy's modern crime families.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Salvatore Abruzzese ...
Totò
Simone Sacchettino ...
Simone
Salvatore Ruocco ...
Boxer
Vincenzo Fabricino ...
Pitbull
Vincenzo Altamura ...
Gaetano (as Gaetano Altamura)
Italo Renda ...
Italo
Francesco Pirozzi ...
Michele
Antonio Aiello ...
Farrel
Vincenzo Caso ...
Enzo
Anna Sarnelli ...
Totò's mother
Salvatore Russo ...
O'Lungo
Antonio Spina ...
O'Zi Bi
Francesco Paesano ...
O'Chiatto
Marco Stanchi ...
Killer in tanning salon
Armando Irace ...
Killer in tanning salon
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"Gomorra" is a contemporary Neapolitan mob drama that exposes Italy's criminal underbelly by telling five stories of individuals who think they can make their own compact with Camorra, the area's Mafia. Written by anonymous

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Crime | Drama

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,532 (USA) (19 December 2008)

Gross:

$1,577,639 (USA) (5 June 2009)
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Italy's Official Submission to the Best Foreign Language Film Category of the The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009). See more »

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At the beginning of the movie you can clearly see the character named "Amerigo" (America) belly moving, when his dead body remains on the chair, where he has been having his nails cut. See more »

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References La Femme Nikita (1990) See more »

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Masterpiece!
19 May 2008 | by (Caluso, Italy.) – See all my reviews

Matteo Garrone did it again! Garrone is for sure one of the most talented directors that Italian cinema has had in the last years (just think about 'The Embalmer') and now with 'Gomorra' he gives us another reason to wait for every of his next projects with trepidation! I didn't read the book of Saviano (there has been so much talking about it in the last year that i just simply felt like if somebody else did it for me - plenty of reviews and comments everywhere!), but his success was so huge that i believe it was a big challenge to do a movie from that material! Well, i think that all the expectations have been satisfied and the movie is powerful, gripping, touching, wonderfully acted and very well written. Shooted in the real locations - which gives more power to the subject - this movie deserves a big box-office success and it should be useful to a political level to try to do something for this 'hell on earth'. P.S. Toni Servillo in his role is once again stunning!


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