Gomorrah

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On my radar: Roberto Saviano’s cultural highlights
The investigative journalist and author of Gomorrah on the delights of Mozart, the restorative tranquility of Andalusia and a lifelong love of Subbuteo

Roberto Saviano

25, Sep, 2021 @5:00 PM

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‘I’m still alive’: Gomorrah author hails court victory over mafia threats
Roberto Saviano says that a court has shown that the crime clans – whose threats forced him to live with a bodyguard – are not invincible

Ed Vulliamy

29, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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How Stephen King’s gun essay found new life in ‘Gomorrah’
The horror writer agrees to let an editor whose cousin was shot and killed by Camorra gangs print his work on gun violence

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

17, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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'They're demolishing a piece of my life': Scampia residents mourn fall of 'Gomorrah'
Sail-shaped towers in Naples were for years a drugs hotspot and scene of mafia wars

Lorenzo Tondo in Naples

20, Feb, 2020 @4:19 PM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate
Famous as the setting for the hit Italian film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge

Sophia Seymour with photographs by Roberto Salomone

17, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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'These stories are our defence against organised crime': the mafia on film
Anti-mafia journalist and scriptwriter Roberto Saviano dissects the complexities of how Italian film-makers portray the Cosa Nostra on screen

Roberto Saviano

14, Aug, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Cage fights, chat shows, train platforms: the strangest places films have found their stars
Looking to cast a new film sensation? Then visit a prison, look at Instagram or head to a station. Because that’s where these future stars were hanging out

Graeme Virtue

08, Nov, 2017 @11:26 AM

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Gomorrah: the second coming of The Sopranos lands with a bang
The show inspired by Roberto Saviano’s book and subsequent film isn’t for the faint-hearted as it pulls back the curtain on the contemporary Cosa Nostra

Brian Moylan

24, Aug, 2016 @4:03 PM

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Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone on how Italy inspired his new film
The Italian director used fairytale locations in Puglia, Sicily and Lazio to give Tale of Tales atmosphere and magic

Interview by Will Coldwell

17, Jun, 2016 @5:30 AM

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Tale of Tales: ‘Don’t try to understand it - just feel it’
Italian director Matteo Garrone made his name with realist mob movie Gomorrah, but for his new film he turned to 17th century fairytales

Ryan Gilbey

11, Jun, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Cannes 2015: how foreign-language film-makers took over English-language arthouse
This year’s film festival is dominated by movies made in English by non-native English-speaking directors. Is this an ominous sign of Hollywood killing off foreign cinema?

Steve Rose

01, May, 2015 @8:30 AM

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