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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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English

Release Date:

12 December 2014 (USA) See more »

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As of mid-March 2016, Marco Polo - Season 1 became the first content that Netflix streamed in Ultra HD 4K, HDR (high dynamic range) in both Dolby Vision and HDR10. See more »

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

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Followed by Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes (2015) See more »

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Great series, ignore all the hate
14 December 2014 | by thomas-446-105268See all my reviews

I have just finished watching episode 9. So many reviews and people have been hating on this series. Honestly, it is seldom that i watch something for nearly 9 hours straight....and this was one of them.

It all starts very slow, but it captures a beautiful and strange world. Its the story of a Venetian explorer who gets caught up in the power struggles of the Mongol empire.

The problem is that people try to compare it with game of thrones. Its not game of thrones, its a different genre, and it feels unfair to compare the two.

The production value is superb, the acting, while not the greatest, it feels right. A movie doesn't need to be a Shakespearean play with lots of drama, as some seem to think.

Honestly, if this series had been released before game of thrones, it would have had a whole different reception, i really do not understand this mentality of people to compare series with others that are entirely different in setting and even budget.

9/10 Make a choice for yourself and ignore the critics on this one. Just the visuals and the portrayal of a mystical and exotic east through the eyes of a European explorer are reason enough for me to look forward to the next season. I personally do wish to see more adventure instead of politics, as this is about Marco Polo the great adventurer after all!


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