She was a killer for the Camorra: Cristina “Nikita” Pinto. After 24 years in prison, purged, but still unrepentant, she is released. At 46 Cristina is finally coming to terms with her role as a mother, partner, and grandmother. But is she capable of loving and being loved? An incredible, deeply touching, documentation.
Moving beyond the fascination with the phenomenon of Italian mafia, I wondered whether a person with a past as bloody as Cristina Pinto’s is capable of loving and being loved.Director’s statement