Bleak, bleak, bleak. I saw this film for the second time in many years, and while it was easier to stomach, it still unnerves me. The story is diffuse and somewhat difficult to follow because there are so many different characters involved, but the low-light, grotesque cinematography make a bleak story more so.
Grim, brutal, nightmare. About as far away from any other gangster film you can think of - here is poverty, squalor and desperation. An indictment of Italy and the world, i guess the critics are right when they say this movie is part of the modern neorealism. What a world we live in.
A great film that, to me, was very boring; I wish I could've seen it on a big screen though. It seemed to me more intrested in the rooms the people in it; maybe because, in a sense, they tell us more about them. I don't really see the comparison to the Godfather films since they want to do completely different things. And, in the end, there's no grand thematic irony to doom or redeem these people.
"Gomorra", en su forma, es demasiado cruda, no pulida, bruta. Es entendible que Garrone haya escogido este tono para crear un perfil de Cinéma Vérité; desde ese punto de vista está ejecutado a la perfección. Sus historias son interesantes, pero no resultan entretenidas; son difíciles de seguir debido a que su desarrollo es de lo más inconexo. Tanta dispersión obstruye el entendimiento y la empatía del espectador.