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Italy, 2008 (MIFF 2008, International Panorama)

Director: Matteo Garrone


Winner of the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

A sprawling and intensely involving memoir of contemporary life under the shadow of the mafia, Gomorrah is based on a best-selling book of the same name by Roberto Saviano, who as a result of publishing the manuscript is currently forced to live under police protection. Filmmaker Matteo Garrone says, “This is not a film about good and evil. We're showing people crushed by the [Neopolitan mafia's] system against which they can't rebel.” For thousands of Italians, this is more than a film - it's daily reality.

“[Gomorrah has] the shoot and loot tension of the best crime cinema but also has the scope and intent of great drama.” - Cinematical

Session 2056 3 August tickets still available.

D Matteo Garrone P Domenico Procacci S Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni Di Gregorio, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso, Roberto Saviano WS Fandango Pertobello Sales L Italian w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2008/136mins


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