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Seasons:
1
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Plot:
Detective Aurelio Zen brings justice to modern-day Italy.
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 17 of 18)

Rufus Sewell ... Aurelio Zen (3 episodes, 2011)

Caterina Murino ... Tania Moretti (3 episodes, 2011)

Stanley Townsend ... Moscati (3 episodes, 2011)

Ben Miles ... Amedeo Colonna (3 episodes, 2011)

Vincent Riotta ... Giorgio de Angelis (3 episodes, 2011)
Catherine Spaak ... Donata / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
Sargon Yelda ... Romizi (3 episodes, 2011)

Francesco Quinn ... Gilberto Nieddu (3 episodes, 2011)

Ed Stoppard ... Vincenzo Fabri (3 episodes, 2011)

Anthony Higgins ... Guerchini / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
Garry Cooper ... Angelo (3 episodes, 2011)
Daniele Monterosi ... Branco (2 episodes, 2011)

Valentina Cervi ... Arianna von Falkenhayn (2 episodes, 2011)

Cosima Shaw ... Nadia Pirlo (2 episodes, 2011)

Adrian Schiller ... Giuseppe Bini (2 episodes, 2011)

Cariddi Nardulli ... Silvia (2 episodes, 2011)
Massimiliano Ubaldi ... Tomassini (2 episodes, 2011)
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Series Directed by
John Alexander (1 episode, 2011)
Jon Jones (1 episode, 2011)
Christopher Menaul (1 episode, 2011)
 
Series Writing credits
Simon Burke (3 episodes, 2011)
Michael Dibdin (3 episodes, 2011)

Series Produced by
Raffaella Bonivento .... executive producer: RTI (3 episodes, 2011)
Simon Burke .... associate producer (3 episodes, 2011)
Michael Casey .... producer (3 episodes, 2011)
Veronica Castillo .... line producer (3 episodes, 2011)
Rebecca Eaton .... executive producer: Masterpiece (3 episodes, 2011)
Katharina Görtz .... executive producer: ZDF (3 episodes, 2011)
Andy Harries .... executive producer (3 episodes, 2011)
Matthew Read .... executive producer: BBC (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Original Music by
Adrian Johnston (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Cinematography by
Tony Miller (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Film Editing by
Alessandro Lucidi (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Casting by
Leo Davis (3 episodes, 2011)
Lissy Holm (3 episodes, 2011)
Rossella Fusco (2 episodes, 2011)

Flaminia Lizzani (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Candida Otton (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Art Direction by
Dimitri Capuani (3 episodes, 2011)
Roberto Caruso (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Raffaella Giovannetti (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Costume Design by
Sonoo Mishra (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Makeup Department
Fae Hammond .... makeup designer (3 episodes, 2011)
Samankta Mura .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 2011)
Massimo Toppi .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Production Management
Marigo Kehoe .... head of production (3 episodes, 2011)
Erik Paoletti .... production manager (3 episodes, 2011)
Anselmo Parrinello .... head of production (3 episodes, 2011)
Andrea Alunni .... unit manager (2 episodes, 2011)
Quentin de Fouchécour .... post-production supervisor / post-production supervisor: Italy (2 episodes, 2011)
Hilary Stewart .... post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Priscila Doro .... scheduling assistant director (3 episodes, 2011)
Andrea Pagani .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 2011)
Stefano Spelar .... third assistant director (3 episodes, 2011)
Edoardo Ferretti .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2011)
Alessia Silvetti .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Art Department
Marzio Bardi .... properties / props (3 episodes, 2011)
Giancarlo Carbonaro .... property master / leadman (3 episodes, 2011)
Silvia Fontana .... graphic designer (3 episodes, 2011)
Marco Furbatto .... assistant art director (3 episodes, 2011)
Roberto Laurenzi .... construction / constructor (3 episodes, 2011)
Sebastiano Murer .... properties / props (3 episodes, 2011)
Sandro Piccarozzi .... assistant set decorator (3 episodes, 2011)
Vincenzo Cutri .... assistant swing gang (2 episodes, 2011)
Mauro Nati .... assistant lead man (2 episodes, 2011)
Paddy Paddison .... stand-by art director (2 episodes, 2011)
Enrichetto Serantoni .... assistant swing gang (2 episodes, 2011)

Sandro Erdolini .... painter (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Ben Brazier .... foley mixer (3 episodes, 2011)
Alberto Colajacomo .... adr supervisor (3 episodes, 2011)
Paul Cotterell .... sound re-recording mixer (3 episodes, 2011)
Lee Crichlow .... sound effects editor (3 episodes, 2011)
Romain Drouillon .... french dubbing mixer (3 episodes, 2011)
Ian Wilkinson .... dialogue editor (3 episodes, 2011)
Simon J. Willis .... sound recordist (3 episodes, 2011)
Francesco Colantoni .... cable person (2 episodes, 2011)
Andrew Felton .... boom operator (2 episodes, 2011)
Stephen Longstaff .... boom operator / sound maintenance (2 episodes, 2011)

Rowena Wilkinson .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Renato Agostini .... special effects / special effects supervisor (3 episodes, 2011)
Danilo Bollettini .... armourer (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Lee Clappison .... digital colourist (3 episodes, 2011)
Stefan Drury .... visual effects (3 episodes, 2011)
Sean Farrow .... visual effects (3 episodes, 2011)
Steven Metcalfe .... digital content producer (3 episodes, 2011)
Lucy Tanner .... visual effects (3 episodes, 2011)
Daniel Tomlinson .... senior DI operator (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Stunts
Giorgio Antonini .... stunt double / stunt coordinator / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
Gionata Marzeddu .... stunts (3 episodes, 2011)
Franco Maria Salamon .... stunt coordinator / stunt supervisor (3 episodes, 2011)
Massimiliano Ubaldi .... stunt double / stunts (3 episodes, 2011)
Paolo Antonini .... stunts (2 episodes, 2011)
Mauro Aversano .... stunts (2 episodes, 2011)
Simone Bonelli .... stunt double: Allan Corduner / stunts (2 episodes, 2011)
Marco Pancrazi .... stunts (2 episodes, 2011)
Rocco Russo .... stunts (2 episodes, 2011)
Bruno Verdirosi .... stunts (2 episodes, 2011)
Jaqueline Freda .... stunts (1 episode, 2011)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Bradbury .... HD supervisor (3 episodes, 2011)
Alessandro Brambilla .... steadicam operator: camera / camera operator / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
Andrea Curiazi .... digital imaging technician (3 episodes, 2011)
Marco De Leonibus .... lighting technician (3 episodes, 2011)
Gian Claudio Giacomini .... focus puller (3 episodes, 2011)
Marcostavros Maggi .... second assistant camera / camera (3 episodes, 2011)
Wayne Mansell .... lighting technician (3 episodes, 2011)
Luca Martis .... lighting technician (3 episodes, 2011)
Michael McHugh .... lighting technician (3 episodes, 2011)
Carlo Postiglione .... key grip (3 episodes, 2011)
Massimiliano Sticchi .... best boy (3 episodes, 2011)
Emiliano Topai .... focus puller (3 episodes, 2011)
Andrea Valacchi .... second assistant camera / camera operator (3 episodes, 2011)
Francesco Zaccaria .... lighting gaffer (3 episodes, 2011)
Francesco Baioni .... grip (2 episodes, 2011)
Francesco Bellomo .... still photographer (2 episodes, 2011)
Federico Fochetti .... grip (2 episodes, 2011)
David Giorgio .... video assist (2 episodes, 2011)
Mario Lamoratta .... generator operator (2 episodes, 2011)
Marcello Troiani .... dolly grip (2 episodes, 2011)

Michel Tripepi .... second assistant camera: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Rossella Fusco .... casting: Italy (3 episodes, 2011)
Flaminia Lizzani .... casting: Italy (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Angela Beale .... costumer / seamstress / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
Giuliana Cau .... assistant costume designer / costumer (3 episodes, 2011)
Serena Pirillo .... costumer / costume assistant (3 episodes, 2011)
Cristina Tucci .... costume supervisor / costumer (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Editorial Department
Penelope Belki .... first assistant editor (3 episodes, 2011)
Christian Blood .... assistant editor / first assistant editor (3 episodes, 2011)
Lee Clappison .... colorist (3 episodes, 2011)
Sara Giorni .... assistant editor / second assistant editor (3 episodes, 2011)
Scott Goulding .... on-line editor (3 episodes, 2011)
Carlo Simeoni .... assistant editor / first assistant editor (2 episodes, 2011)
Ellen Taylor .... first assistant editor (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Music Department
Catherine Manners .... music coordinator (3 episodes, 2011)

Terry Davies .... conductor (unknown episodes)
Paola Vanoni .... music production delegate (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Luigi Pinto .... transportation captain (2 episodes, 2011)
Alex Wayaffe .... transportation coordinator (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Other crew
Massimo Aversano .... production accountant / production accountant: Italy (3 episodes, 2011)
Nic Benns .... title designer (3 episodes, 2011)
Leonardo de Angelis .... location manager (3 episodes, 2011)
Federica De Vita .... payroll accountant (3 episodes, 2011)
Zoë Edwards .... production executive (3 episodes, 2011)
Willy Faso .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 2011)
Ian Johnson .... publicist (3 episodes, 2011)
Gary Jones .... production accountant / financial controller (3 episodes, 2011)
Kerensa Magnusson .... script supervisor / location manager (3 episodes, 2011)
Salvatore Mastria .... story editor: RTI (3 episodes, 2011)
Marco Milani .... assistant location manager (3 episodes, 2011)
Adrian O'Brien .... production finance manager (3 episodes, 2011)
Henriet Pinto .... production secretary (3 episodes, 2011)
Camilla Wren .... production coordinator: UK (3 episodes, 2011)
Andrea Zoso .... managing director (3 episodes, 2011)
Lorenzo Basile .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Lorenzo Carrera .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Camilla S. Castellani .... production coordinator / travel coordinator (2 episodes, 2011)
Giusi Cortese .... cashier (2 episodes, 2011)
Penny Dyer .... dialect coach (2 episodes, 2011)
Sita Falchi .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Carlo Gentile .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Francesca Lunadei .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Adriano Martelli .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Marco Orsini .... assistant cashier (2 episodes, 2011)
James Penny .... business affairs (2 episodes, 2011)
Piernicola Pinnola .... assistant location manager (2 episodes, 2011)
Piero Proietti .... crowd marshall (2 episodes, 2011)
Francesco Paolo Renda .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Grace Wilson .... head of finance (2 episodes, 2011)

Luca John Rosati .... set production assistant (unknown episodes)
 

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40 out of 49 people found the following review useful.
Love it, 10 January 2011
Author: ph-nijman from Amsterdam, The netherlands

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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