Tonight on Rai 3 Enzo Tortora is broadcast. I want to imagine you elsewhere, the documentary tells the story of the miscarriage of justice suffered by the TV host
This evening are Rai 3 it airs at 9.20pm Enzo Tortora. I want to imagine myself elsewhere, the documentary that reconstructs one of the most sensational judicial errors in Italian history. The TV presenter, he was arrested on 17 June 1983 on charges of being part of the New Organized Camorra. Tortora was sentenced to ten years in prison before being completely exonerated in 1986
“I want to imagine myself elsewhere… The more you collapse into the pit of shame, the more you want to fly“. This is what Enzo Tortora wrote to his partner Francesca when his world collapsed. Randomness, revenge and approximation are the three elements that determine the Tortora casetold by the documentary produced by Moviheart in collaboration with Rai Documentari, forty years after the whole story began, broadcast on Friday 13 October in prime time on Rai 3.
In the early 80s Enzo Tortora is a esteemed professional, one of the most well-known and loved faces of Italian television. The transmission Portobello marks the peak of its success, which beats every share record ever achieved before, reaching the threshold of 26 million spectators, approximately 47% of the population. The face of Enzo Tortora is in the homes of all Italians: one in two looks at him.
Il world of the television presenterof the man, of the father of the family, suddenly collapses with his arrestwhich occurred on 17 June 1983 on charges of Camorra association and drug trafficking.
Enzo Tortora comes unjustly accused by a repentant and from that moment his long and painful judicial ordeal begins, associated with a ruthless media campaign in which the imbalance between a few innocent people and a group of guilty people is evident.
With a structure that winds up two parallel story linesthe showman and the alleged drug dealer affiliated with the Camorra, the documentary reconstructs the salient moments of his career and the tragic judicial mess of which he was the victim.
They contribute to the story testimonials by Francesca Scopelliti, Amadeus, Massimo Bernardini, Riccardo Bocca, Francesco Rutelli and Ricky Tognazzi.