A crazy medieval comedy: The Decameron trailer

A loose Netflix adaptation of the Florentine collection written by Boccaccio in the 14th century.

Welcome to Florence. Welcome to 1348. As the Black Death strikes the city, a handful of nobles retreat with their servants to a posh villa to wait out the pandemic. But what begins as an orgy of sex and drunkenness turns into a game of slaughter…


A dark and wacky comedy from Netflix, which today unveiled the trailer for this adaptation of the 14th century collection of short stories. The Decameron was created by Kathleen Jordan and stars Tony Hale, Zosia Mamet, Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Amar Chadha-Patel, Leila Farzad, Lou Gala, Karan Gill, Douggie McMeekin, Jessica Plummer and Tanya Reynolds.

His melodramatic comedy “explores the highly topical theme of class struggles in times of pandemic” tease the production.

Composed of eight episodes, The Decameron will be available to watch in France on July 25 on Netflix.


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