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The Convent (1995)  link to The Convent on IMDb  

Number: 129

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IMDb Rating:
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5.9/10 (778 votes)

Country: Portuguese, 91 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French, Portuguese

Genre(s): Drama, Mystery

Director(s): Manoel de Oliveira

Cast: Catherine Deneuve (as Hélène), John Malkovich (as Michael), Luís Miguel Cintra (as Baltar), Leonor Silveira (as Piedade), João Bénard da Costa (as Baltazar)

Medium: VHS tape,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: The journey of Michael Padovic, an American professor 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.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.66:1

Apr 26, 2017