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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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Filming Locations:

Palermo, Italy See more »

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$6,883,379
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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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A perfect portrait of the Mafia's Code
26 October 2019 | by badlieutenentSee all my reviews

I've seen a lot of movies about mafia and Aldo about Buscetta (I Giudici by Ricky Tognazzi), and this is the best of recent Times. Favino is quite better than Al Pacino and in the Brazil scenes you can smell Drug and music.


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