The Name of the Rose is a gothic medieval mystery thriller set in a 14th-century Italian monastery. Franciscan monk William of Baskerville (Sean Connery) and a young novice (Christian Slater) arrive for a conference to find that several monks have been murdered in mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church authority and fight the shadowy conspiracy of monastery monks using only his wit and intelligence. Also stars F. Murray Abraham.
Christian Slater,Elya Baskin,F. Murray Abraham,Ron Perlman,Sean Connery,William Hickey
A series of mysterious deaths at a 14th-century Italian abbey brings out the sleuth in an English monk. Ordinary script redeemed by fine cast!