Il camorrista (1986) AKA The Professor


Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra’s bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of “Il professore” (the professor). He is in prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an empire founded on murders and drugs.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore. AKA The Professor
Stars: Ben Gazzara, Laura del Sol, Lino Troisi, Leo Gullotta, Nicola Di Pinto, Maria Carta, Luciano Bartoli, Franco Interlenghi, Marzio Honorato, Anita Zagaria.


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  1. michael
    March 14, 2018

    thank you for this one. the film Giuseppe Tornatore made before Cinema Paradiso

  2. mdk
    March 1, 2019

    you sir are awesome, thank you very much for all your work!

  3. Yonah Barbosa
    February 25, 2020

    Tornatore has a very particular way of portraying his country, and, luckily for us, portraying all the contradictions in the world in which we live.

  4. Mars
    July 23, 2021

    The movie took insipiration from a great journalist’s story, Giuseppe Marazzo, intitle “Il camorrista”.Often he had dealt with organize crime investigation and his articles led him to be threatned and harassed by many mob members. The book tols the story of the inglorious mobster Raffaele Cutolo, founder of the “new camorra” which is the mafia operating in Napoli area. He died in prison in 2021,when he was serving multiple life sentences.

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