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A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.
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Series cast summary:
Richard Madden ...  Cosimo 8 episodes, 2016
Stuart Martin ...  Lorenzo 8 episodes, 2016
Annabel Scholey ...  Contessina 8 episodes, 2016
Guido Caprino ...  Marco Bello 8 episodes, 2016
Alessandro Sperduti Alessandro Sperduti ...  Piero 8 episodes, 2016
Valentina Bellè ...  Lucrezia 8 episodes, 2016
Ken Bones ...  Ugo Bencini 8 episodes, 2016
Brian Cox ...  Guadagni 8 episodes, 2016
Tatjana Nardone ...  Emilia 8 episodes, 2016
Lex Shrapnel ...  Rinaldo Albizzi 7 episodes, 2016
Eugenio Franceschini Eugenio Franceschini ...  Ormando Albizzi 7 episodes, 2016
Daniel Caltagirone ...  Pazzi 7 episodes, 2016
Michael Schermi ...  Ricciardo 6 episodes, 2016
Dustin Hoffman ...  Giovanni 5 episodes, 2016
Brando Leon Rustici Brando Leon Rustici ...  Vieri 4 episodes, 2016
Sarah Felberbaum Sarah Felberbaum ...  Maddalena 4 episodes, 2016
Alessandro Preziosi Alessandro Preziosi ...  Brunelleschi 4 episodes, 2016
David Bamber ...  Pope Eugenius IV 3 episodes, 2016
Fortunato Cerlino ...  Bredani 3 episodes, 2016
Frances Barber ...  Piccarda 3 episodes, 2016
Valentina Cervi ...  Alessandra Albizzi / ... 3 episodes, 2016
Alberto Sette Alberto Sette ...  Corona 3 episodes, 2016
Roberto Mantovani Roberto Mantovani ...  Father Anselmo 2 episodes, 2016
Valentina Carnelutti ...  Maria Tarugi 2 episodes, 2016
Giorgio Caputo ...  Malavolti 2 episodes, 2016
Marcello Paesano Marcello Paesano ...  Captain 2 episodes, 2016
Anthony Howell ...  Francesco Sforza 2 episodes, 2016
Gerolamo Alchieri Gerolamo Alchieri ...  Aso degli Albizzi / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Marco Zingaro Marco Zingaro ...  Matteo 2 episodes, 2016
Marco Quaglia ...  Tancredi 2 episodes, 2016
Arturo Scognamiglio Arturo Scognamiglio ...  Medici Guard 2 episodes, 2016
Liliana Fiorelli Liliana Fiorelli ...  Evra Cavalcanti / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Giusy Buscemi Giusy Buscemi ...  Rosa 2 episodes, 2016
Andrea Tidona Andrea Tidona ...  Pope Martin V 2 episodes, 2016
Alessandro Cremona Alessandro Cremona ...  Ferzetti 2 episodes, 2016
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A political, family drama set in Florence in the early 15th century. Cosimo de' Medici finds himself at the helm of his supremely wealthy, banking dynasty family, when his father, Giovanni dies suddenly. However Cosimo is concealing a dangerous secret - Giovanni was murdered. Now Cosimo and his brother must unearth his killer in order to protect the wealth and power of the family. Written by X

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Italy | UK | France

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English

Release Date:

9 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Medici: Herrscher von Florenz See more »

Filming Locations:

Florence, Tuscany, Italy See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Bradley, who played alongside Richard Madden in Game of Thrones (2011), played Richard Madden's character's great-grandson Cardinal Giovanni di Medici (future Pope Leo X), in Borgia (2011). See more »

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The characters have beards. But on the XV century portraits Italians are smooth-faced. See more »

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Music by Paolo Buonvino
Lyrics by Ann Deborah Dyer
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Good Historical Fiction
31 December 2016 | by traceyjohnson3See all my reviews

I love period pieces, and this one does not disappoint. Unlike DaVinci's demons, which borderlines on corny, this series has a lot of drama, some sex and a decent accounting of the Medici household. Of course it takes some liberties, but for the most part it is a good solid watch- and the scenery is stunning. The costumes are beautiful and so are the interior sets. The characters seemed a tiny bit flat, but that was more of a writing error than a acting issue. However, most history - shown in the day to day- isn't all sex and roses, so I thought this was well done. I think that the influence of the church should have been examined more closely, as the Popes during that time were not pious men. I look forward to future installments.


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