"There is a sort of prequel to this movie: it happened when the producer proposed me to direct a film about Tommaso Buscetta. That’s when I began to read and study, to understand a little more about this unusual man.” That’s how the conversation between director Marco Bellocchio and actor Pierfrancesco Favino took off during an exclusive interview...

Actor Pierfrancesco Favino is no stranger to American audiences. In addition to the Italian blockbusters that have made it to our shores, including Gabriele Muccino’s The Last Kiss, Roberto Ando’s The Confessions, and Ferzan Ozpetek’s Saturn in Opposition, he’s had significant parts in numerous American productions. Among them are Ron Howard’s Ange...

Ieri sera “Il traditore” di Marco Bellocchio è finalmente arrivato a New York in occasione del NY Film Festival. La proiezione è avvenuta nella sala Alice Tully, la sala più grande del complesso del Lincoln Center (oltre 1000 posti) e quella dedicata ai film più ‘importanti’ del Festival. Sala piena di un pubblico italiano e di uno americano che qu...

Through a rally of gunfire and the drama of a well publicized trial, Italian director Marco Bellocchio returns to New York for his newest movie, The Traitor. Depicting the true life story of Tommaso Buscetta (played by Pierfrancesco Favino), The Traitor follows a Sicilian mafia boss who leaves the cartel to become an informant and take down the mos...