Matteo Garrone

Gomorrah

Gomorrah

Matteo Garrone’s Gomorrah is a stark, shocking vision of contemporary gangsterdom, and one of cinema’s most authentic depictions of organized crime. In this tour de force adaptation of undercover Italian reporter Roberto Saviano’s best-selling exposé of Naples’ Mafia underworld (known as the Camorra), Garrone links five disparate tales in which men and children are caught up in a corrupt system that extends from the housing projects to the world of haute couture. Filmed with an exquisite detachment interrupted by bursts of violence, Gomorrah is a shattering, socially engaged true-crime story from a major new voice in Italian cinema.

Film Info

  • Matteo Garrone
  • Italy
  • 2008
  • 137 minutes
  • Color
  • 2.35:1
  • Italian
  • Spine #493

Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New high-definition transfer, supervised and approved by director Matteo Garrone and director of photography Marco Onorato, with DTS-HD master audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Five Stories, a 60-minute documentary on the making of Gomorrah
  • New video interviews with Garrone and actor Toni Servillo
  • Interview with writer Roberto Saviano
  • Short video piece featuring Servillo and actors Gianfelice Imparato and Salvatore Cantalupo
  • Deleted scenes
  • Theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Chuck Stephens

New cover by Neil Kellerhouse

Purchase Options

Special Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New high-definition transfer, supervised and approved by director Matteo Garrone and director of photography Marco Onorato, with DTS-HD master audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Five Stories, a 60-minute documentary on the making of Gomorrah
  • New video interviews with Garrone and actor Toni Servillo
  • Interview with writer Roberto Saviano
  • Short video piece featuring Servillo and actors Gianfelice Imparato and Salvatore Cantalupo
  • Deleted scenes
  • Theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Chuck Stephens

New cover by Neil Kellerhouse

Gomorrah
Cast
Toni Servillo
Franco
Salvatore Abruzzese
Toto
Gianfelice Imparato
Don Ciro
Maria Nazionale
Maria
Salvatore Cantalupo
Pasquale
Gigio Morra
Iavarone
Marco Macor
Marco
Credits
Director
Matteo Garrone
Producer
Domenico Procacci
Screenplay
Maurizio Braucci
Screenplay
Ugo Chiti
Screenplay
Gianni Di Gregorio
Screenplay
Matteo Garrone
Screenplay
Massimo Gaudioso
Screenplay
Roberto Saviano
Cinematography
Marco Onorato
From the book by
Roberto Saviano
Editing
Marco Spoletini
Production design
Paolo Bonfini

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