Italy's Marco Bellocchio is to to get a career Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival on July 6-17, organizers said Tuesday, joining Jodie Foster as this year's two recipients of the honour. Bellocchio, 81, whose films include Fists in the Pocket, The Prince of Homburg, The Nanny, The Religion Lesson, Win, Dormant Beauty and The Traitor, wi...

"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...

THE TRAITOR, the true story of the man who brought down the mafia directed by award-winning director Marco Bellocchio (Fists in the Pocket, Devil in the Flesh) is opening in LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK on January, 31, 2020. Watch the trailer here. THE TRAITOR tells the true story of Tommaso Buscetta, the man who brought down the Cosa Nostra. In the ea...

Marco Bellocchio's mafia informant film The Traitor has been selected as Italy's submission for the international feature film category at the 2020 Oscars. The film, which competed in Cannes, is based on the true story of Tommaso Buscetta (played by Pierfrancesco Favino). Credited as the "boss of the two worlds," Buscetta is known as the first mafi...

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...