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Production company:
Filming dates:
from October 2010
Locations:
Prague (Barranov Studios, Martinic Palace, Karlin's synagogue), Telč, Křivoklát, Výsluní (Church of St. Wenceslas)
Subbing for:
medieval Rome

Borgia

about the film

Release:
2011
Country:
Germany, France, Czech Republic
Broadcaster:
Canal +
Production company:
Atlantique Productions/EOS, Beta Films GMBH
Producers:
Klaus Zimmermann
Executive producers:
Takis Candilis, Tom Fontana, Anne Thomopoulos
Director:
Oliver Hirschbiegel, Philippe Haïm, Dearbhla Walsh, Metin Hüseyin
DoP:
Ousama Rawi
Cast:
John Doman, Isolda Dychauk, Stanley Weber, Udo Kier, Andrea Sawatzki
Genre:
drama, history
Synopsis:

The story portrays the historic Borgia family, which embodied the conflicts and contradictions of the Renaissance. On the one hand, the Borgias were ruthless, corrupt, violent and scheming. On the other hand, they brought about the flowering of Renaissance culture.

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