Gomorrah (2008) Italian- Neapolitan Crime Drama Not Rated Runtime- 137 min. dir. Matteo Garrone
Adapted from a book, Gomorrah was unpredictable and pretty well-written, though background knowledge concerning the Neapolitan mob is needed to understand some of the plot points.
Like I said, pretty good. Managing to intertwine five separate stories is no small feat.
Not great, but not unwatchable.
The shooting style isn’t bad, but the large number of locales is further scattered by the numerous plot lines within.
Good gunplay and decent violence effects, but a lot of the latter happens out of frame after the beginning of the film.
Although the dialogue kind of reads like a book (imagine that) and the violence is subdued (again, like a book), the overall form isn’t bad when it’s not boring.
Watchable. (and with the subtitles, technically readable too)