Saviano has police protection after settlement with Naples mafia (Cammora) – due to book Gomorrah (2006), the movie Gomorrah (2008) and TV series Gomorrah (HBO, 2014–). The hall here on the Berlin's "Talent Campus" is packed after this old theater was emptied for security reasons before we could enter the building.
Saviano (39) is a brave critic of the Italian mafia. He is now behind the book Piranhas (2016) and was a screenwriter for the film Piranhas in the main competition at the Berlin – based on the book. They actually got the Gold Lion in Berlin for the script.
I also meet Letizia Battaglia (84), who has confronted and exposed the mafia. . .
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