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Program Details - The Name of the Rose 2008-04-14 21:00:00

This program is on BBC Four

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The BBC Synopsis of this program:

Part of the Medieval season. A monk (Sean Connery) and his apprentice investigate a series of mysterious deaths at a monastery. Some violence and some sexual content. [1987] Acclaimed adaptation of Umberto Eco's novel. 1327: in an Italian monastery, a council of Dominicans and Franciscans is assembling. One of the Franciscan delegates, William of Baskerville (Sean Connery), turns sleuth to unravel the sinister events surrounding a series of mysterious deaths. Contains some violence and some sexual content. [Jean-Jacques Annaud, 1987] [S]

William of Baskerville ..... Sean Connery
Adso of Melk ....... Christian Slater
Remigio da Varagine ........ Helmut Qualtinger
Severinus ........ Elya Baskin
The Abbot ....... Michael Lonsdale
Malachia ......... Volker Prechtel
Jorge de Burgos ........ Feodor Chaliapin Jr
Ubertino da Casale ........ William Hickey
Berenger ......... Michael Habeck

Part of the Medieval season.



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