Zen (2011)

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Detective Aurelio Zen brings justice to modern-day Italy.

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 Aurelio Zen (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Tania Moretti (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Moscati (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Amedeo Colonna (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Giorgio de Angelis (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Donata / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Romizi (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Gilberto Nieddu (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Vincenzo Fabri (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Guerchini / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Angelo (3 episodes, 2011)
Daniele Monterosi ...
 Branco (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Arianna von Falkenhayn (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Nadia Pirlo (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Giuseppe Bini (2 episodes, 2011)
Massimiliano Ubaldi ...
 Tomassini (2 episodes, 2011)
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Detective Aurelio Zen brings justice to modern-day Italy.

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I was expecting something good, but not this good!
23 January 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When I first tuned into Zen I was expecting something interesting. Not only did it achieve that, but I wasn't expecting something this good so early on in the year.

Zen is just terrific, I loved the concept and I think the programme lived up to this concept. The writing is witty, fresh and thought-provoking, the soundtrack is good, the episodes are all well paced and I think the perfect length too, the stories were both perplexing and interesting- the first was the best in terms of plot construction- and the whole series is very well directed.

The characters are also credible, I just love how charismatic, brooding and cool Aurelio Zen is. The acting is very good, Rufus Sewell is just perfect in the lead meeting his character traits with aplomb. Plus Caterina Murino is stunning beyond words. The real revelation was the production values, as good as the photography, lighting and costumes are the scenery and colours are just breathtaking.

Overall, Zen was brilliant, I had high hopes and got more than I expected and I mean that in a good way. I don't know about anyone else but I also thought it was a very refreshing change of pace, however it is deserving of more episodes if and when it comes back, the three episodes while wholly satisfying still left me wanting more. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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