The true story of the man that brought down the Mafia - Tommaso Buscetta the so called "boss of the two worlds", first mafia informant in Sicily 1980's.
"One of the most revealing portraits of the Cosa Nostra on film" - The Hollywood Reporter
In the early 1980’s, an all out war rages between Sicilian mafia bosses. Tommaso Buscetta, a made man, flees to hide out in Brazil. Back home in Italy, scores are being settled, and Buscetta’s allies are killed off one after another. Arrested and then extradited by the Brazilian police, Buscetta makes a decision that will change the entire story of the Mafia: He decides to meet with Judge Falcone and betray the eternal vow he made to the Cosa Nostra. Rated 14A.
THE TRAITOR is Italy's submission to the upcoming 92nd Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film.
This film is part of CIFF's new year-round series, Global Perspectives- a brand new Contemporary World Cinema series that navigates the corners of the world bringing compelling stories and experiences for Calgarians to enjoy. This collection of exciting worldly films will make their Calgary debuts at Globe Cinema on the second Wednesday of each month.
- Cannes 2019
Toronto International Film Festival 2019
New York Film Festival 2019
Busan International Film Festival 2019
Chicago International Film Festival 2019
- Marco Bellocchio
- Executive Producer
- Simone Gattoni
- Beppe Caschetto
- Marco Bellocchio, Ludovica Rampoldi, Valia Santella, Francesco Piccolo
- Vladan Radovic
- Francesca Calvelli
- Luigi Lo Cascio, Pierfrancesco Favino, Fausto Russo Alesi, Maria Fernanda Cândido