The Name of the Rose(TV show/series, 2019)

Original title: "Il nome della rosa" (Italian/IT)
52min per episode | Genres: Drama, Mystery, War & Politics

Mini series in 1 season with 8 episodes

The Name of the RoseRating: 3.5/5 (with 6 votes)
The Name of the Rose (Italian: Il nome della rosa) is an Italian-German historical period drama television miniseries created and directed by Giacomo Battiato. It is based on the international bestseller novel of the same name by Umberto Eco. The series stars John Turturro as William of Baskerville and Rupert Everett as Bernard Gui. It was co-produced by Italian production companies 11 Marzo Film and Palomar for Rai Fiction and Tele München Group. The Name of the Rose premiered on 4 March 2019 on Rai 1, which commissioned the series in November 2017. ()
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About The Name of the Rose

Northern Italy, 1327. The Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young apprentice Adso of Melk reach an isolated Benedictine abbey on the Alps to aid in a dispute between the Franciscan Order and the Avignon papacy. Upon arrival at the abbey, the two find themselves involved in a chain of mysterious deaths.

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Trailer for The Name of the Rose + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

The Name of the Rose Official Promo Trailer (2019)(Trailer, 0:37)

The Name of the Rose Seasons and Episodes

03/04/2019Miniseries - 8 episodes
Italy, 1327 Franciscan monks Wilhelm Baskervilsky and the young Adson from Melchia arrive at a separate Benedictine abbey to participate in the discussion of the problems of poverty between the various orders of the Franciscans and the papal curia in Avignon. They were involved in a chain of mysterious deaths.
#1 | 03/04/2019Episode 1
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)
Young Adso of Melk leaves the ranks of his father, a powerful warlord, and joins William of Baskerville, a Franciscan monk who heads to an abbey in northern Italy to participate in a theological debate.
#2 | 03/04/2019Episode 2
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)
After another outrageous event occurs, William's investigation leads him and his apprentice Adso to the doors of the mysterious library, where everyone but the librarians are forbidden to enter. Meanwhile, the inquisitor Bernardo Gui, Pope John's ambassador, brings the wrath of his fanaticism to anyone who cross his path.
#3 | 03/11/2019Episode 3
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)
While William asks for a magnifying glass to be able to proceed with his investigation, Adso meets the mysterious Occitan girl and huntress Anna pursues Bernardo Gui's entourage to avenge her family.
#4 | 03/11/2019Episode 4
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)
After a new tragic event occurs, William and Adso increase their efforts to decipher the mysterious structure of the labyrinthine library, although Adso is more interested in spending time with the Occitan girl. Meanwhile, a wounded Anna tries to survive. At the end of the day, the papal delegation and the Franciscan representatives arrive at the abbey.
#5 | 03/18/2019Episode 5
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)
Anna is saved at the last minute. Bernardo Gui's armed entourage arrives at the abbey. After a copious feast, an insidious monk poisons his ears by reporting the presence inside the sacred walls of some former Dolcinian heretics. Aware of these facts, William informs the Franciscan delegation. Meanwhile, love grows in Adso's heart and hatred rots Bernardo's soul. The theological debate begins.
#6 | 03/18/2019Episode 6
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)
Anna gets better. The Occitan girl gets into trouble. Meanwhile, the debate continues, but is interrupted by another tragic event. But now a monk is accused, so Bernardo finds a new victim. William looks for a book and Adso looks for the girl.
#7 | 03/25/2019Episode 7
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)
#8 | 03/25/2019Episode 8
1.5/5 (with 1 vote)
With the debate over, Gui condemns Remigio and the girl to be burnt at the stake, William and Adso try to solve the library's puzzle and catch the killer before it's too late, and Anna makes her final desperate move.

Additional Information

Production country: Italy
Based on: "The Name of the Rose"
Original language: Italian (IT)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Latin (LA), Occitan (OC)
Translated into 13 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Ukrainian (UK)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 03/04/2019
Last episode released on: 03/25/2019
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Имя розы"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:30748, Added: 02/02/2019, Last updated: 06/14/2019