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The Name of the Rose 

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In 1327, an enlightened friar and his young apprentice investigate a series of mysterious deaths at an abbey risking the wrath of a powerful Inquisitor. Television adaptation of Umberto Eco's novel 'The Name of the Rose'.
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Series cast summary:
John Turturro ...  Guglielmo da Baskerville 8 episodes, 2019
Rupert Everett ...  Bernardo Gui 8 episodes, 2019
Damian Hardung Damian Hardung ...  Adso da Melk 8 episodes, 2019
Fabrizio Bentivoglio ...  Remigio da Varagine 8 episodes, 2019
Greta Scarano ...  Anna 8 episodes, 2019
Richard Sammel ...  Malachia da Hildesceim / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Stefano Fresi Stefano Fresi ...  Salvatore 8 episodes, 2019
Roberto Herlitzka Roberto Herlitzka ...  Alinardo da Grottaferrata 8 episodes, 2019
Fausto Maria Sciarappa ...  Nicola da Morimondo 8 episodes, 2019
Maurizio Lombardi ...  Berengario da Arundel 8 episodes, 2019
Nina Fotaras Nina Fotaras ...  La Ragazza / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Guglielmo Favilla Guglielmo Favilla ...  Venanzio da Salvemec 8 episodes, 2019
Piotr Adamczyk ...  Severino da Sant'Emmerano 8 episodes, 2019
Tchéky Karyo ...  Papa Giovanni XXII 8 episodes, 2019
Benjamin Stender ...  Bencio da Uppsala / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Claudio Bigagli ...  Gerolamo da Caffa / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Corrado Invernizzi ...  Michele da Cesena 8 episodes, 2019
Max Malatesta Max Malatesta ...  Aymaro da Alessandria 8 episodes, 2019
Alessio Boni ...  Fra Dolcino 8 episodes, 2019
Sebastian Koch ...  Barone di Neuenberg 8 episodes, 2019
James Cosmo ...  Jorge da Burgos 8 episodes, 2019
Michael Emerson ...  Abate Abbassano da Fossanova / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Rinat Khismatouline ...  Cardinal du Pouget / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Camilla Diana ...  Bianca 8 episodes, 2019
David Brandon ...  Hugh da Newcastle 8 episodes, 2019
Peter Davison ...  Narrator / ... 7 episodes, 2019
Alfredo Pea Alfredo Pea ...  Pacifico da Tivoli 6 episodes, 2019
Derek Boschi Derek Boschi ...  Guillam de Masan 5 episodes, 2019
Federigo Ceci Federigo Ceci ...  Eudes Vescovo di Cantrentas 5 episodes, 2019
Gianluigi Fogacci Gianluigi Fogacci ...  Roberto Conte di Firenze / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Antonio Spagnuolo Antonio Spagnuolo ...  Ufficiale Delegazione Papale 5 episodes, 2019
Nicholas Turturro ...  Pedro Lopez de Luna / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Alkis Zanis Alkis Zanis ...  Converso Assistente Remigio / ... 5 episodes, 2019
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Kiara McKormick Kiara McKormick ...  Anna Bambina / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Andrea Bruschi ...  Cuoco Abbazia / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Stefano Scherini ...  Eretico 3 episodes, 2019
Leonardo Pazzagli Leonardo Pazzagli ...  Adelmo 3 episodes, 2019
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In 1327, an enlightened friar and his young apprentice investigate a series of mysterious deaths at an abbey risking the wrath of a powerful Inquisitor. Television adaptation of Umberto Eco's novel 'The Name of the Rose'.

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Italy | Germany

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English | Italian | Latin | Occitan

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23 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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The Name of the Rose See more »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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Sold in 132 countries, The Name of the Rose is the second worldwide best-selling Italian TV-series after Gomorrah. See more »

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Version of The Name of the Rose (1986) See more »

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They should have stuck to one plot line
8 March 2019 | by daddyslittlebyteSee all my reviews

Let me preface this by stating I have not read the book nor seen the 80's Sean Connery movie version of this, but I was looking forward to this show since I like the actors and who doesn't like a good medieval tale? Unfortunately, after seeing two episodes, I have to wonder about the choices they've made with the story. They have a solid cast, a good plot to work with and exciting locations yet they chose to supplant the main story with the likes of mute forest nymphs and wailing gay Elon Musk. The side stories jump around confusingly, with so many plot strings they become hard to follow and a tangled mess. I think this is also a problem with the editing as the scenes cut strangely. I honestly have no idea what is going on in some of the side plots at this point. When the story focuses on what I assume is the main story of the monk murder mystery in the abbey, the show is entertaining, yet so far this is only a portion of each episode. Having said this, John Turturro is suitable as a medieval Sherlock Holmes, Rupert Everett is quite hilariously evil as Bernardo Gui, and Michael Emerson is sufficiently creepy as the Abbot, but the rest of the story is a mess.


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