November 16, 2018
The Name Of The Rose (1986)
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The Name Of The Rose
Tagline: Who, in the name of God, is getting away with murder?
Category: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Cast: Sean Connery, F. Murray Abraham, Christian Slater, Elya Baskin, Michael Lonsdale, Volker Prechtel, Feodor Chaliapin, William Hickey, Michael Habeck, Urs Althaus, Valentina Vargas, Ron Perlman, Leopoldo Trieste, Franco Valobra, Vernon Dobtcheff
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Plot Summary
After a mysterious death in a Benedictine Abbey, 1327, the monks are convinced that the apocalypse is coming. With the Abbey to play host to a council on the Franciscan's Order's belief that the Church should rid itself of wealth, William of Baskerville, a respected Franciscan monk, is asked to assist in determining the cause of the untimely death. Alas, more deaths occur as the investigation draws closer to uncovering the secret the Abbey wants hidden, and there is finally no stopping the Holy Inquisition from taking an active hand in the process. William and his young novice must race against time to prove the innocence of the unjustly accused, and avoid the wrath of Holy Inquisitor Bernardo Gui.
Cast List
Sean Connery           William of Baskerville
F. Murray Abraham           Bernardo Gui
Christian Slater           Adso von Melk
Elya Baskin           Severinus
Michael Lonsdale           The Abbot
Volker Prechtel           Malachia
Feodor Chaliapin           Jorge de Burgos
William Hickey           Ubertino da Casale
Michael Habeck           Berengar
Urs Althaus           Venantius
Valentina Vargas           The Girl
Ron Perlman           Salvatore
Leopoldo Trieste           Michele da Cesena
Franco Valobra           Jerome of Kaffa
Vernon Dobtcheff           Hugh of Newcastle