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Title Gomorrah [(Blu-ray) videorecording] / Janus Films ; Fandango in collaboration with Rai Cinema, Sky ; producer, Domenico Procacci ; screenplay by Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni Di Gregorio, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso and Roberto Saviano ; directed by Matteo Garrone.

Edition [Special edition] ; Blu-ray edition.
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2009]
℗2008
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 Nichols Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films  ITALIAN GOM    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Series The Criterion collection ; 493
Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 493.
System Details Blu-ray disc, widescreen (2.35:1); uncompressed stereo., 1080p High Definition.
This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Language Italian dialogue, English subtitles.
Cast Toni Servillo, Salvatore Abruzzese, Gianfelice Imparato, Maria Nazionale, Salvatore Cantalupo, Gigio Morra, Marco Macor.
Credits Cinematography, Marco Onorato ; editor, Marco Spoletini.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Don Ciro is a timid middleman, who distributes money to the families of imprisoned clan members. One day he is ambushed by two angry clan members with an obvious grudge against their fellows. He later offers to defect to their side and leads them to the location where he is given the money for distribution. Totò is a 13-year-old grocery delivery boy who observes some drug dealers ditching some drugs and a gun when running from the police. He returns the items to the gang, who take him in. When a gang member is killed in a drive-by, they decide to exact retribution on Maria, whose son has joined a secessionist gang. Roberto is a graduate who works in toxic waste management. His boss, Franco, illegally dumps the waste in disused mines. During an operation, a drum of toxic chemicals is accidentally spilt on a driver and Franco refuses to call an ambulance. Pasquale is a haute couture tailor who takes a night-job training Chinese garment workers. His secret work is discovered nonetheless, and on a ride home two gunmen on a scooter open fire on the car. Marco and Ciro are two cocky wannabe gangsters who spy Camorra gangsters hiding a stash of weapons and decide to steal the weapons. The angry gangsters find them and threaten to kill them if they don't return the weapons within a day. Later, they are ambushed and killed.
Note Special features: New High-Definition transfer, supervised and approved by director Matteo Garrone; "Five stories:" a 60-minute documentary on the making of Gomorrah; new video interviews with Garrone and actor Toni Servillo; interviews with writer Roberto Saviano and actors Gianfelice Imparato and Salvatore Cantalupo; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; includes a booklet featuring an essay by critic Chuck Stephens.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Gangsters -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Criminal behavior -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Drug dealers -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Drive-by shootings -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Hazardous wastes -- Accidents -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Tailors -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Firearms theft -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Blu-ray discs.
Genre Crime films.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Procacci, Domenico, 1960-
Braucci, Maurizio.
Chiti, Ugo, 1943-
Di Gregorio, Gianni.
Garrone, Matteo, 1968-
Gaudioso, Massimo, 1958-
Saviano, Roberto, 1979-
Servillo, Toni.
Abbruzzese, Salvatore.
Imparato, Gianfelice.
Nazionale, Maria, 1969-
Cantalupo, Salvatore.
Morra, Gigio.
Macor, Marco, 1985-
Saviano, Roberto, 1979- Gomorra. English.
Janus Films.
Fandango (Firm)
RAI Cinema (Firm)
Sky (Firm : Italy)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604652246
Music No. CC1852BD The Criterion Collection
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