The Name of the Rose (Blu-ray)

Starring: Sean Connery Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud  Rated: R: Restricted
They believed in God, but traded with the Devil
The Name of the Rose (Blu-ray)
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 11 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1986
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Vintage making-of documentary The Abbey of Crime: Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose
    • Commentary by director Jean-Jacques Annaud in both English and French with subtitles
    • Photo video journey with Jean-Jacques Annaud
    • Theatrical trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • DTS HD Master Audio - English
    • Subtitles - French, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

Variety - 09/24/1986
"...Connery lends dignity, intelligence and his lovely voice to the [film]..."
Entertainment Weekly - 08/05/2011
"The film's packed with messages in invisible ink, secret staircases, and corpses in cauldrons of pig's blood." -- Grade: B+

Product Description:

Based on the best-selling book by Italian author Umberto Eco. During a meeting of the papacy, a brilliant English monk, William of Baskerville, uses reason to solve a series of bizarre murders attributed to the devil--and risks being burned for heresy by the holy inquisition.

Plot Synopsis:

Based on Umberto Eco's best-selling novel, "The Name of the Rose" is a medieval whodunit set in a 14th-century Italian monastery. Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and a young novice arrive for a conference to find that several monks have been brutally murdered. In his attempt to solve the crimes, William must challenge the authority of the Catholic Church by eschewing religious fervor in favor of rational thought.

Plot Keywords:

Clergy | Medieval | Murder | Mystery | Period Piece | Recommended | Suspense | Theatrical Release | Thriller

Production Notes:

  • Additional cast: Volker Prechtel (Malachia), Helmut Qualtinger (Remigio), and Valentina Vargas (The Girl).
  • Additional credits: Rainer Schaper (art director), Pierre Hebey (associate producer).
  • Copyright 1986 Neue Constantin Film Produktion GmbH. Copyright 1986 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

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  • Sales Rank: 99,699
  • UPC: 883929180080
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