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3.4
2,523 Ratings

Donnie Brasco

Directed by Mike Newell
United States, 1997
Crime, Drama, Biography

Synopsis

This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone as he infiltrates the mafia of New York. Befriending Lefty Ruggiero, Pistone (under the name Donnie Brasco) is able to embed himself in a mafia faction led by Sonny Black.

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Donnie Brasco Directed by Mike Newell

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1998 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

National Board of Review

1997 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

Writers Guild of America

1998 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published (Screen)

European Film Awards

1997 | Nominee: Screen International Award

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