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Release Date: May 1st, 2006

DVD Release Date: July 6th, 2004

R|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
In the 14th century, William of Baskerville (Sean Connery), a renowned Franciscan monk, and his apprentice, Adso of Melk (Christian Slater), travel to an abbey where a suspicious death has occurred. Using his deductive powers, William begins investigating what he believes to be murder. During the course of his investigation, several more monks wind up dead. With fear running through the abbey, the church leaders call forth Bernardo Gui (F. Murray Abraham), William's nemesis, to find the truth.

Cast: Sean Connery, F. Murray Abraham, Elya Baskin, Christian Slater, Feodor Chaliapin Jr., William Hickey, Michaƫl Lonsdale, Ron Perlman

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Genres: Mystery

Production Co: Cristaldi Film

Keywords: Mystery, Underdog, Dark, Suspenseful, Rivalry, Investigation, Love, Murder


Winner Make-Up Artist
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987)
Winner Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987)