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Zen (2011)


Zen is a British television mini series produced by Left Bank Pictures for the BBC, co-produced with WGBH Boston for its Masterpiece anthology series, Mediaset and ZDF. It stars Rufus Sewell and Caterina Murino and is based on the Aurelio Zen detective novels by Michael Dibdin. The series was filmed on location in Italy, but the dialogue is in English. The series, which comprises three 90-minute films, was broadcast in the United Kingdom on Sunday evenings from 2 January 2011 on BBC One. The three films were based on the books Vendetta, Cabal and Ratking.

Series Cast

  1. Rufus Sewell as Aurelio Zen

    Rufus Sewell

    Aurelio Zen

    3 Episodes

  2. Caterina Murino as Tania Moretti

    Caterina Murino

    Tania Moretti

    3 Episodes

  3. Stanley Townsend as Moscati

    Stanley Townsend


    3 Episodes

  4. Ben Miles as Amedeo Colonna

    Ben Miles

    Amedeo Colonna

    3 Episodes

  5. Ed Stoppard as Vincenzo Fabri

    Ed Stoppard

    Vincenzo Fabri

    3 Episodes

  6. Nathalie Rapti Gomez as Maria

    Nathalie Rapti Gomez


    3 Episodes

  7. Vincent Riotta as Giorgio de Angelis

    Vincent Riotta

    Giorgio de Angelis

    3 Episodes

  8. Catherine Spaak as Donata

    Catherine Spaak


    3 Episodes

  9. Sargon Yelda as Romizi

    Sargon Yelda


    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Miniseries - Zen


2011 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Zen premiered on January 2, 2011.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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