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The Convent (1995)
"O Convento" (original title)

PG  |   |  Drama, Mystery  |  1 December 1995 (USA)
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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. Written by Hugo Lopes <l41340@alfa.ist.utl.pt>

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Offertorium (Concerto for violin & orchestra, 1980)
Music by Sofiya Gubaydulina (as Sofia Gubaidulia)
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Conducted by Charles Dutoit
Orchestra: The Boston Symphony Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon 42 336-2
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Frightening? Under-appreciated?
24 November 1998 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

A sparse movie, but under-appreciated. John Malkovich's intellectual curiosity threaten both his marriage and his soul. The conclusion flows, but is not obvious when it happens. I suggest watching this twice in succession (it isn't very long) in order to pick up nuances in the dialogue that you might have missed during the first pass.


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