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Gomorrah (2008)

Gomorra (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 10 April 2009 (USA)
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An inside look at Italy's modern crime families.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Salvatore Abbruzzese ...
Totò (as Salvatore Abruzzese)
Simone Sacchettino ...
Simone
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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:

£171,348 (UK) (10 October 2008)

Gross:

$1,577,639 (USA) (5 June 2009)
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Spawned a television version six years later. 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 Scarface (1983) See more »

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Un giorno d'amore
Written by Daniele Stefani and G. Bousier
Performed by Daniele Stefani
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Solidly convincing, greatly acted and directed
19 May 2008 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Based on Roberto Saviano's best seller ( over 1.000.000 copies sold in Italy ), this movie is an inside look at Camorra's underworld in Naples, depicted as a sort of modern Dante's Inferno. Children and young guys are involved in a merciless, cruel struggle for life and blood money which has caused over 3.600 dead so far which is a bigger slaughter than the others committed by different criminal organizations in Italy and elsewhere. Five stories from Saviano's book have been chosen and told through a few professional actors and a lot of real people that never stood in front of a camera before. A heavy, gray sky hangs over these sleazy landscapes as if the beauty of one of the Italian lands of the sun had fled and the moral darkness had taken its place. Go watch this unconventional masterpiece as soon as it's released somewhere in your area.


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