- 2 hr 17 min
The Italian film, Gomorrah, is based on the book by Roberto Saviano. The story is based around the Casalesi Clan. The opening of the film shows gangsters sitting in a tanning salon. There is a shooting, which then causes a bigger feud. Throughout the film, there are five separate stories that are shown. Toto Toto is a thirteen year old who sees drug dealers drop drugs and a gun while they are running from the police. He gives them back to the gang, and immediately the gang takes him as one of their own. Don Ciro One day, Don Ciro gets attacked by two gangsters in the feud, and for protection, offers to take their side. Ciro must sell his soul to the clan in order to be able to walk away from the feud. Pasquale Pasquale is a couture tailor for a garment factory that is run by the Camorra. He must drive to work and home in the trunk of a car in order to stay protected. His job gets too dangerous and he decides to take up a career as a truck driver, but sees one of his designs on TV. Roberto Roberto works in waste management. His boss illegally mixes chemicals, and one day these chemicals are accidentally poured on a driver. Roberto is conflicted about keeping his job, or doing the right thing. Marco/Sweet Pea Marco and Sweet Pea are teenagers who want nothing more than to be apart of the gangster world.They try to prove their loyalty to the local clan by sticking up African immigrants. When the local leader finds out about this he scolds them, and warns them not to repeat their actions. Throughout the movie they continue to try and work their up in the crime movement, but they continue to get into more and more trouble.