The Traitor



Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to Italy, he makes a bold decision that will change his life and the destiny of Cosa Nostra forever.

  1. Marco Bellocchio

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Valia Santella


  3. Ludovica Rampoldi


  4. Francesco Piccolo


Top Billed Cast

  1. Pierfrancesco Favino

    Pierfrancesco Favino

    Tommaso Buscetta

  2. Maria Fernanda Cândido

    Maria Fernanda Cândido

    Maria Cristina de Almeida

  3. Fabrizio Ferracane

    Fabrizio Ferracane

    Pippo Calò

  4. Fausto Russo Alesi

    Fausto Russo Alesi

    Giovanni Falcone

  5. Luigi Lo Cascio

    Luigi Lo Cascio

    Salvatore Contorno

Full Cast & Crew

The Traitor
The Traitor


Original Title Il traditore

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 2, 2019


  • November 27, 2019


Original Language Italian

Runtime 2h 12m

Budget -

Revenue -



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