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The Convent (film)

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Genre  Drama, Mystery
Screenplay  Manoel de Oliveira
Country  Portugal
5.8/10 IMDb

Director  Manoel de Oliveira
Music director  Toshiro Mayuzumi
Duration  
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Language  French English Portuguese
Release date  1995
Writer  Manoel de Oliveira (scenario and dialogue), Agustina Bessa-Luis (inspired by an idea from)
Initial release  September 6, 1995 (France)
Cast  Catherine Deneuve (Hélène), John Malkovich (Michael), Luís Miguel Cintra, Leonor Silveira
Similar movies  Related Manoel de Oliveira movies

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The Convent (Portuguese: O Convento) is a 1995 film by Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira, starring Catherine Deneuve and John Malkovich and based on the novel As Terras Do Risco by Agustina Bessa-Luís. It was entered into the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.

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Plot

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The journey of Michael Padovic, a professor from the U.S., who arrives with his wife, Helene, at a Portuguese convent where he expects to find the documents needed to prove his theory: Shakespeare was born in Spain, not in England, and was Jewish. The main characters arrive at the convent where they are greeted by an enigmatic stranger who refers to himself as Baltar; he is the keeper of the convent. Other characters include a fisherman, the beautiful bookkeeper who is attracted to Dr. Padovic's work, and an elderly man who goes by the name of Balthazar.

Cast

  • Catherine Deneuve as Hélène
  • John Malkovich as Michael Padovic
  • Luís Miguel Cintra as Baltar
  • Leonor Silveira as Piedade
  • Duarte de Almeida as Baltazar
  • Heloísa Miranda as Berta
  • Gilberto Gonçalves as Fisherman
  • References

    The Convent (film) Wikipedia
    The Convent (film) IMDbThe Convent (film) Rotten TomatoesThe Convent (film) themoviedb.org


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