Cast: Marco D’Amore, Fortunato Cerlino, Salvatore Esposito
Here is the second season of Gomorrathe season that has a feel like the sopranos combine with the wire a little bit anyway. The second season start where the first left off. But this time Genny Savastano (Salvatore Esposito) who escape injuries and is somewhere in south America making sure that the production of the drugs is the best that is ever been. However his father is in jail. His mother tries to run things back home. In the means time Ciro di Marzio (Marco D’Amore) is obsessed with being the godfather of the clan and yes it is going to cost him. He will stop at nothing to get there.
The second season step it up and it is who con who , who gets killed and yes it is a cut throat business. violence is shocking only in its brutality, because some of it is not predictable and will hit you in the face. the cool moments in season two take place between Gennaro and the withdrawn Don Pietro. it is going tot be old school vs new school ( the young one) who is going to be left standing? Gomorrah’s straightforward cinematic style allows its Neapolitan style that grows and envelop the gangsters that move through it. do not miss this one. I watch all 12 episodes in 3 days.
Cast: Walter Lippa, Salvatore Esposito, Fortunato Cerlino
The series began with two Camorra soldiers from the Savastano clan planning to kill a rival boss for Don Pietro Savastano (Fortunato Cerlino), who is the city’s major crime boss and series protagonist. They set on fire the house of apartment of his mother on fire where he was having dinner. Fortunately they both got saves and Salvatore wants he revenge. His desire for vengeance leads to a series of bloody and brutal murders of innocent bystanders and gangsters alike. Ciro got in middle of they revenge thing and gets almost killed in a restaurant where a bunch of his comrades got killed. So now Ciro want his revenge you get the point it is the cat and mouse between the 2 gangs. The son of Pietro, Gennaro, also known as Genny has to replace his father when his father dies in order to get him ready Ciro is asked by Genny’s father to teach him the rope of the business.
If you seen the film Gomorra (2008) you are going to love this. It is an inside look at the mafia running drugs and other businesses in Italy. It has a realistic fell of it. It has a grippy style of modern cinema like Neo-noir. It is very well crafted. Everything is right in this series. The acting is top-notch and the chemistry is there with the actors. And yes there is a second season. What I like about it, it is unpredictable everything goes. People are getting whacked like crazy in only 2 episodes. There is a look at the jail and how the behave in there as well. I do not know if they film this in the project but man it looks dark as hell and it is a place I wouldn’t want to live in. The wife of Don Pietro is the strong and smart one of the family plus she is manipulative as hell. She is the one who keeps the family together. Their son Genny is a typical spoiled kid who, at the start of the show, clearly does not have what it takes to walk in his dad’s footsteps. Ciro is the most interesting characters you do not know where he stand in somewhat in the middle but there is something there who is he really? The is some twist and turns in this series which is so refreshing to see. Have fun with this one.