The Traitor

Biography, Crime, Drama 145 min
FilmColumbia 2019
Friday, October 25
Crandell Theatre

This big, handsome picture directed by the Italian auteur Marco Bellocchio (Fists in His Pocket) is a mafia drama based on a sensational trial that brought 475 mafioso into court and went on for six years, riveting the nation. For the first time, several bosses, in particular Tommaso “the traitor” Buscetta, cooperated with the prosecution, shining a light on the hitherto secret workings of the world in which they operated. Played the Cannes and Toronto festivals.

 Directed by Marco Bellocchio; Written by Marco Bellocchio, Valia Santello, Ludovica Rampoldi, Francesco Piccolo; 2019; Courtesy of Song Pictures Classics; Drama; Italy, France, Brazil, Germany; In Italian, Sicilian, Portuguese, English, with English subtitles; Cast: Pierfrancesco Favino, Luigi Lo Cascio, Fausto Russo Alesi. Runtime: 135 min.

directed by
Marco Bellocchio
written by
Marco Bellocchio, Valia Santella, Ludovica Rampoldi, Francesco Piccolo, Francesco La Licata (collaboration)
Pierfrancesco Favino, Luigi Lo Cascio, Fausto Russo Alesi, Maria Fernanda Cândido
Italian, Sicilian, Portuguese, English (with English subtitles)
Italy, France, Brazil, Germany
IBC Movie