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Marco Polo 

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In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, "Marco Polo" is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century Mongolia.

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Series cast summary:
Lorenzo Richelmy ...  Marco Polo 20 episodes, 2014-2016
Benedict Wong ...  Kublai Khan 20 episodes, 2014-2016
Joan Chen ...  Empress Chabi 20 episodes, 2014-2016
Remy Hii ...  Prince Jingim 20 episodes, 2014-2016
Zhu Zhu ...  Kokachin 20 episodes, 2014-2016
Mahesh Jadu ...  Ahmad 20 episodes, 2014-2016
Uli Latukefu ...  Byamba 20 episodes, 2014-2016
Olivia Cheng ...  Mei Lin 19 episodes, 2014-2016
Tom Wu ...  Hundred Eyes 18 episodes, 2014-2016
Claudia Kim ...  Khutulun 16 episodes, 2014-2016
Rick Yune ...  Kaidu 15 episodes, 2014-2016
Chin Han ...  Jia Sidao 11 episodes, 2014-2016
Stanislav Satko Stanislav Satko ...  Armed Escort #2 10 episodes, 2014
Amr Waked ...  Yusuf 9 episodes, 2014
Pierfrancesco Favino ...  Niccolò Polo 9 episodes, 2014-2016
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In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, "Marco Polo" is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century Mongolia.

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2014 (USA) See more »

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2.00 : 1
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The TV series was shot in Italy, Kazakhstan and Pinewood Studios in Malaysia. See more »

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There were no Rome Catholics among Mongolian Christians, only Eastern Christians (Nestorians). See more »

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The show has so much potential and love it :)
14 December 2014 | by sadettin3069See all my reviews

Firstly, I am very interested in show since I saw first trailer. It was an impressive trailer. Especially Mongolia Empire is always interested for me. First episode's processing and storytelling were very well. Also characters and environment is magical.

In addition main theme is not only Marco Polo and actions but also political atmosphere, wars between Chinese and Mongolia Empire. Also there is an dilemma about what Kublai Khan is, because even though Kublai Khan is seem to depend Mongolia Customs, he has been described like Chinese Emperor. Actually it is little bit disturb me but I think it is make sense, because kings, khans who place chine to conquer were always assimilated.

Compare to other historical and biographical shows like Da Vinci Demons, Vikings, Black Sails, Spartacus, Rome; Marco Polo is first historical show attempt of Netflix and I think it is as good as others. I almost followed all historical TV series except Reign, I've really loved that show. Also in my opinion next seasons show will be improve itself, because scope of TV show is not just Mongolia Empire but also all place and civilizations on silk road

As a result of these, I've always liked epic/ historical TV shows like Rome, Spartacus, Da Vinci Demons, Vikings, and because of the fact that I believe that show has so much potential, I rate it 9 :)


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