‘Piranhas’ explores emotional lives of Neapolitan child crime bosses

Director and screenwriter Claudio Giovannesi and cast members arrive for the screening of the movie "La Paranza dei Bambini" (Piranhas) at the 69th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

BERLIN (Reuters) – “Piranhas”, a film about children wrapped up in the violence of the Neapolitan drugs trade, was inspired by crime journalist Roberto Saviano’s desire to understand the emotional lives of teenagers who knew they were heading for violent early deaths. The film, based on his novel of the same name, is one of […]

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