The Camorrist – The series

1985 - Drama

In the prison of Poggioreale, the “professor”, begins to be respected challenging an older mafia boss. The “professor” is helped from outside by his sister Rosaria, who is the executor of his directives and manages to escape from the criminal asylum in which he was transferred after the trial.

When he arrives in New York, he contacts the Cosa Nostra summit to present himself as the undisputed leader of the new Camorra. By now in Campania the “Professor” has created a powerful and branched organization.

The Camorrist – The series by Giuseppe Tornatore, shot at the same time as the debut film of the Oscar-winning director and never aired, was presented in the current version, produced by Titanus Production and RTI – Mediaset and distributed by Minerva Pictures, at the 18th edition of the Rome Film Festival.

Five new episodes, restored under the supervision of Tornatore himself.

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Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore Cast Ben Gazzara, Laura Del Sol, Leo Gullotta, Luciano Bartoli, Lino Troisi, Marzio Honorato, Nicola Di Pinto, Anna Zagaria, Biagio Pelligra, Franco Interlenghi