The Borgias (2011–2013)
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Lucrezia's Gambit 

After the French king occupies a deserted Milan, he tasks Cesare with killing Ludivico, and Lucretia becomes involved in Neapolitan palace intrigue.

Director:

David Leland

Writers:

Neil Jordan (creator), Neil Jordan

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jeremy Irons ... Rodrigo Borgia
François Arnaud ... Cesare Borgia
Holliday Grainger ... Lucrezia Borgia
Joanne Whalley ... Vanozza Cattaneo
Lotte Verbeek ... Giulia Farnese
Sean Harris ... Micheletto
Thure Lindhardt ... Rufio
Julian Bleach ... Niccolo Machiavelli
Peter Sullivan ... Cardinal Ascanio Sforza
Charlie Carrick ... Pascal
Sebastian De Souza ... Alfonso of Aragon
Prometheus Aleifer ... Roberto Orsini
Luke Allen-Gale ... Fredirigo
Pilou Asbæk ... Paolo Orsini
Leo Bill ... Cardinal Costanzo
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Storyline

Cesare and his French army have taken control of a defenseless Milan but he is upset that the Duke, Ludovico Sforza, is nowhere is nowhere to be found. The King of France arrives displeased that someone else still has a claim to the city. The Pope orders Cesare to bring the Duke of Milan to him in chains. Arrangements are soon made not only deal with Ludovico but with his charge, Caterina Sforza's son Venito. Micheletto visits the absent Leonardo da Vinci's studio and finds a new lover who is more than he appears. In Rome, the Pope learns that Giulia Farnese has a new suitor, Vincenzo Salvatore, who she wishes to present to him.In Naples, Lucrezia's husband is third in line for the throne after his cousins Frederico and Raphael. When Raphael tells that as king he will ban her son from his court, she begins to plot against him. Written by garykmcd

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Country:

Canada | Ireland | Hungary

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Korda Studios, Etyek, Hungary See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Quotes

Rodrigo Borgia: [Referring to his portrait being painted] Do you think he's caught us?
Mattai the Hebrew: He has caught the office. Catching the man is more elusive.
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The Borgias Main Titles
Written by Trevor Morris
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