(Italy, 2008, 137 minutes)
The daily life of small-time members of Camorra, the Neapolitan Mafia, in the Scampia projects in Naples. Gritty, realist ensemble epic of mob life inspired by a best-selling journalistic exposé, eschewing crime story romanticism in favour of a disenchanted, suffocating approach.
A 01 Distribution release. Domenico Procacci presents a Fandango production in association with RAI Cinema; in collaboration with Sky. Starring Toni Servillo, Gianfelice Imparato, Maria Nazionale, Salvatore Cantalupo, Gigio Morra, Salvatore Abruzzese, Marco Macor, Ciro Petrone, Carmine Paternoster. Directed by Matteo Garrone; produced by Domenico Procacci; screenplay by Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni di Gregorio, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso, Roberto Saviano, based on a story by Roberto Saviano and on the book Gomorrah by Roberto Saviano; director of photography (Technicolor, widescreen), Marco Onorato; production designer, Paolo Bonfini; costume designer, Alessandra Cardoni; film editor, Marco Spoletini.