The Professor

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The Professor

The Professor

Release Date: September 12, 1986

Year    :   1986
Slogan    :   «The man who taught the Godfather»
Genres    :   Crime
Production Companies    :   Titanus, Reteitalia, Arlac Film
Director    :   Giuseppe Tornatore
Producers    :   Goffredo Lombardo, Enzo Silvestri, Antonio Palombi, Roberto Cuomo, Mario Barboni
Writers    :   Giuseppe Tornatore, Giuseppe Tornatore, Massimo De Rita, Massimo De Rita, Giuseppe Marrazzo
RunTime    :   164 mins.

Loosely based on the real story of Camorra boss Raffaele Cutolo, nicknamed "O' Professore" (The Professor). His criminal career begins in prison, where he's able to build, step by step, a ruthless drug empire. He then instigates a Mafia war, destroying all the old Camorra bosses and becoming the new "boss of all bosses". With his sister Rosaria's help, he manages to escape from prison and goes to New York, where he forges an alliance with the Italian-American Mafia. Now at the peak of his power, Italian authorities are powerless to stop him...

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