The Name of the Rose, starting on May 1 2019, at 11 p.m. ET/PT. (SundanceTV)
A suspenseful crime thriller set in an intriguing and gloomy medieval world with a modern take and new details to a multilayered story that can only be told in a series.
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.
Genre: Thriller, Literature
Year of Production: 2019
Director: Giacomo Battiato
Antonia Nina Fotaras
Production Company: 11 Marzo, PALOMAR PICTURES, TMG
Script Author: Andrea Porporati, Nigel Williams, Giacomo Battiato
Original Author: Umberto Eco
Number of Seasons: 1