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)
Catherine Spaak ...
 Donata / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
Sargon Yelda ...
 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)
Garry Cooper ...
 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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10 January 2011 | by (Amsterdam, The netherlands) – See all my reviews

Wow, a treat for the eye and brain. Beautiful locations, la bella figura, good soundtrack, a 70-ish leader and colors that remind of The American (the one with Clooney's buttocks). Full of not obvious clichés as the mama and the 'damn-the-rules' driving.

Rufus Sewell plays Aurelio Zen with an understated coolness that is nearly Bond-like. Although uncorrectable there is always a twist in the end. The suits are sharp, one hand never leaves his pocket and he strikes a pose when entering a room. Not when there are women in the room who he has to zip up, then he is the fumbling schoolboy. Caterina Murino as Tania Moretti, the office secretary all the men drool about, has a nearly chique appearance. But, the cleavages are to low, the skirts to tight and the top button with to much tension.

The comparison between Kenneth Brannaugh's Wallander end Sewell's Zen is has to be made. Both play a foreign detective in the original setting. But in Wallander they cut back on the office lightning to create suspense and a gloomy, Swedish atmosphere. In Zen everything is vibrating with sunlight and warmth.

Love it, we want more, we want more.


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