The Name of the Rose (1986)

Director
Jean-Jacques Annaud

Main cast
Sean Connery; Christian Slater; Helmut Qualtinger; Elya Baskin; Feodor Chaliapin Jr.

Genres
Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Description
In this adaptation of Umberto Eco's best-selling novel, 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's authority and fight the shadowy conspiracy of monastery monks using only his intelligence -- which is considerable.


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