This expansive drama series stars Oscar winner Jeremy Irons in his Golden Globe-nominated role as Pope Alexander VI, the cunning, manipulative patriarch of the infamous Borgia dynasty, who builds an empire by bribing, buying and muscling his way into the papacy.
At the end of the XV century in the hands of the Pope concentrated unlimited power: he could depose kings and change the fate of empires. A good name of the church has now become synonymous only with the corruption and immorality. In 1492, after the death of Pope Innocent VIII, Alexander VI (known as Rodrigo Borgia) took the throne of St. Peter. He wrote the history of the Borgia clanâ€™s name is not good deeds â€¦Read more »
Serias Borgias is a story of one of the most famous and most controversial families of Renaissance Italy. Cool mind and sharp wit hidden in soft folds of the cassock. Corruption, debauchery and political assassinations inside heard by the church walls. An authority denies moral. The series is about Rodrigo Borgia, who wanted to be Pope all his life. Occupy the throne of St. Peter, Alexander VI succeeded by bribery and corruption. From that moment board of the new Pope glory as scandalous, immoral, and sometimes monstrous, through actions Italian family Borgia.Read more »
Continuation of the Borgias family stories in season 3. The Borgias is set in 15th century Italy in 1492 at the height of the Renaissance and an increasingly weak and dysfunctional Rome. Shot in Hungary and based on real characters and events, the nine-part, hour-long series chronicles the corrupt rise and ruthless consolidation of power by patriarch Rodrigo Borgia who stops at nothing to control the papal throne and feed his insatiable ambition for influence and wealth for himself and his family.Read more »