MEDICI: MASTERS OF FLORENCE (2016)
Synopsis: Florence, 1429. Giovanni de Medici, thanks to a contract established with the Papacy twenty years earlier, has transformed his family bank into an unprecedented economic power. But then, Giovanni was mysteriously murdered, and his sons, Cosimo and Lorenzo, were forced to face a number of enemies who planned to get rid of the Medici Family from power. The first is Rinaldo Albizzi, the head of the noble faction, who stands against not only the rise of the middle class, favored by the Medici, but also to the vision of Cosimos Kesetianan for the city of Florence, including the patronage of his magnificent artwork and art. Architecture by great artists like Donatello and Brunelleschi.
Also in the Medici family who maintain peace is not an easy task. Lorenzo and Cosimo are almost opposite in his temperament, and Cosimos’s marriage to Contessina de Bardi forms as a political alliance but then falls into a great partnership will be very tense during his exile in Venice. That’s where Cosimo confronts Maddalena, a beautiful slave who becomes her mistress and mother of her illegitimate son. Meanwhile, the mystery of who killed Giovanni keeps lurking behind the scenes, and new enemies appear on the horizon over personal rival banker Pazzi. Meanwhile, the fatal mistakes of compromise were made and the crimes committed for the good of the family were heavily dependent on the soul of Cosimos. He had to decide the extent to which he was willing to go to preserve his vision of Florence’s vision that we now know as the Renaissance.
My Personal Opinion: A Very Cute Movie to Follow about the Head of the Medici Family (Cosimo) With His Doors Doing Everything to Keep His Family after his father’s death. Set in the backdrop of Florence in the Renaissance glory era This film is worth following and every episode later. This film tells the story of Intrik, Conspiracy of Power For the sake of achieving a goal that is the Power / Authority in the City of Florence. With all the intrigues of the Family, the City and even Country This film brings us to see how terrible the Influence of a Power and Religion is buffeted by Corrupt, Politicians, Friends and Fraternities.
Overall Rating: 8.5 / 10