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Adapted screenplay: Gomorrah

Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni Di Gregorio, Massimo Gaudioso, Matteo Garrone, Roberto Saviano (from Saviano's book of the same title)

Intricate multithreaded story challenges the viewer to keep up as it exposes the corrupting influence of organized crime on life in contemporary Naples. Author Saviano now lives under police protection due to death threats, and with what this movie presents, it’s easy to see why.

WHY IT’LL WIN: Powerful, important story has passionate fans.

MAYBE NOT: It’s subtitled and may be hard to follow for viewers watching screeners at home.

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