It's suspenseful, entertaining, well-paced and well-acted the finest performance of Connery's careerwith gorgeous atmospheric cinematography. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! The film boils down to a worthwhile and fitting conclusion and overall I have to say that this is a great film and comes highly recommended! Watson-esque Adso of Melk. Signor Eco's novel was an imaginative masterpiece,but,like the later "A Brief History of Time" by Stephen Hawking was read more in the breach than in the observance,as one might say. Whilst I enjoyed the whodunit aspects, I was disturbed by some of the images that were presented. He mentions the possibility that William "was in the power of some vegetal substance capable of producing visions" only to reject the notion due to his temperance.
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In the interest of space, I forgo a detailed summary of the story here. An error has occured. An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey. Adso lies because he wants to speak with Ubertino so he leaves his cell, "stealthily," in order to meet him in the chapel where the elderly Franciscan regularly prays at the statue of the Virgin. I first saw this film when it came out William and Adso learn about the death of one of the monastery's best illuminators who worked in the monastery's scriptorium.