Genre(s): Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France
Language: English
Number of seasons: 1

Season 1

Production year: 2018
World first broadcast:
Runtime: 52 min
Number of episodes: 8

Creator(s): Giacomo Battiato, Andrea Porporati, Nigel Williams
Scriptwriter(s): Giacomo Battiato, Andrea Porporati, Nigel Williams
Director(s): Giacomo Battiato
Cast: John Turturro, Damian Hardung, Rupert Everett, Michael Emerson, Sebastian Koch
Original score: Volker Bertelmann

Production company: 11 Marzo Film, Palomar, Rai Fiction, Orange Studio, OCS
Producer(s): Carlo Degli Esposti, Matteo Levi , Nicola Serra
Original Broadcaster: Rai 1
International sales: Tele München Gruppe


Italy, 1327: The Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his novice Adso of Melk arrive at a secluded monastery in the Alps, where they become witnesses of a series of mysterious murders. While Baskerville and Melk are investigating and searching for the killer, they are hunted themselves by the merciless inquisitor Bernard Gui, who prosecutes those who criticize the pope. In fact, Gui sets out to terminate the Franciscan Order itself and so, Baskerville is on the top of his list