The Name of the Rose Movie Review 1986

Information and Film Reviews for The Name of the Rose the Movie

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An exhaustive, off-center adaptation of the bestselling Umberto Eco novel about violent murders in a 14th-century Italian abbey. An English monk struggles against religious fervor in his quest to uncover the truth.

Distribution

New Line Home Video, 116 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (310)854-5811, Fax: (310)854-1824, URL: http://www.newline.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 128 minutes.
Originally from Italian, German, French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, Nuns & Priests, Medieval Romps, Libraries and Librarians, Historical Detectives, Monks
Screenplay
Andrew Birkin, Gerard Brach, Howard Franklin
Cast
Sean Connery, F. Murray Abraham, Christian Slater, Ron Perlman, William Hickey, Feodor Chaliapin, Elya Baskin, Michael (Michel) Lonsdale
Cinematography
Tonino Delli Colli
Director
Jean-Jacques Annaud
Music
James Horner
Producer
20th Century-Fox

Awards

British Acad. 1987: Actor (Connery); Cesar 1987: Foreign Film.

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