A criminal known as Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their progress ... See full summary »
A cocaine shipment makes its way to Europe, starting from the moment a powerful cartel of Italian criminals decides to buy it, to its journeys through Mexico, to its shipment across the Atlantic Ocean.
Giuseppe De Domenico,
Roberto Saviano, who penned the book 'Gomorrah', on which the television series and feature film were based, has been under 24 hour armed police protection for the last decade. Saviano claimed that when the book was first released that gang members passed it around as gifts, but as it grew in popularity his life became under imminent threat. See more »
This is without a doubt in my mind the greatest show at the moment. You really get a good look into the world of organized crime in Naples and it it comes without any Hollywood clichés. The acting is on point and the scenery consisting of real footage from the Scampia area in Naples gives you a feeling of being there.
Gomorrah gives me a TV experience I haven't felt since The Wire and Sopranos. A view into the world of organized crime, which feels so real that you can almost call it non-fiction. Which is something I have really missed in recent years.
I'm watching first season for the second time now and have also started reading the book, because the show is just so damn good! Can't wait for season 2!
Do yourself a favor and watch it
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