The Convent Poster

Release Date: 1995

DVD Release Date: July 2nd, 2002

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
In this modern-day retelling of Goethe's "Faust," American professor Michael Padovic (John Malkovich) and his wife, Hélène (Catherine Deneuve), travel to a Portuguese convent, where Michael plans to continue his research on William Shakespeare. But when the guardian of the house, Baltar (Luís Miguel Cintra), tries to tempt Michael into sinning by arranging for the monastery's beautiful new curator to assist him, Hélène becomes jealous and turns to Baltar for help in getting rid of her.

Cast: Catherine Deneuve, John Malkovich, Luís Miguel Cintra, Leonor Silveira, Duarte de Almeida, Heloisa Miranda, Gilberto Goncalves

Director: Manoel de Oliveira

Genres: Drama