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39 Ratings

The Professor

Il camorrista

Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
Italy, 1986
Crime, Drama


Raffaele Cutolo is in the prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an empire founded on murders and drugs. He starts a war to destroy all the old Camorra bosses and becoming the new “boss of the bosses”.

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The Professor Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1987 | Winner: Best New Director

David di Donatello Awards

1987 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

1987 | Nominee: Best New Director

Golden Globes (Italy)

1987 | Winner: Best First Feature

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