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The Traitor (2019)

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Releases January 31, 2020
The real life of Tommaso Buscetta the so called "boss of the two worlds", first mafia informant in Sicily 1980's.

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Marco Bellocchio
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierfrancesco Favino ... Tommaso Buscetta
Luigi Lo Cascio ... Totuccio Contorno
Fausto Russo Alesi ... Giovanni Falcone
Maria Fernanda Cândido ... Maria Cristina de Almeida Guimarães
Fabrizio Ferracane ... Pippo Calò
Nicola Calì Nicola Calì ... Totò Riina
Giovanni Calcagno Giovanni Calcagno ... Tano Badalamenti
Bruno Cariello ... Alfonso Giordano
Bebo Storti Bebo Storti ... Franco Coppi
Vincenzo Pirrotta Vincenzo Pirrotta ... Luciano Liggio
Goffredo Maria Bruno Goffredo Maria Bruno ... Stefano Bontate
Gabriele Cicirello Gabriele Cicirello ... Benedetto Buscetta
Paride Cicirello Paride Cicirello ... Antonio Buscetta
Elia Schilton Elia Schilton ... Giornalista TV
Alessio Praticò Alessio Praticò ... Scarpuzzedda
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The real life of Tommaso Buscetta the so called "boss of the two worlds", first mafia informant in Sicily 1980's.

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The True Story About The Man Who Brought Down The Mafia

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

31 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Palermo, Italy See more »

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$7,829,089
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Trivia

Giovanni Montinaro, son of Judge Giovanni Falcone's chief of security, strongly opposed the film, criticizing the choice of releasing it on the anniversary of the murder of his father and of the others involved in the attack. He let it go when Pierfrancesco Favino told him that the date was chosen by the production precisely as a way to pay homage to Falcone, his wife and his security detail, killed that day in 1992. See more »

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Favino is from another planet
14 October 2019 | by lallo-2See all my reviews

The movie depicts 1 of the saddest pages of the Italian history. Unfortunately is not the unique and there are so many others, so sad and bad.

Favino is one if the greatest Italian actors amd should really deserve a role in a Hollywood movie with a large budget. But directed by an Italian if the movie describes Italian history.

Favino has interpreted his role so great that if you listen to the original recordings of the Mafia process, you hear the exact same accent, tone, voice and words. As he was there.

I strongly recommend to watch.


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