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

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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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The Seven Last Words (Partita in 7 Movements) for Cello, Bayan & String Orchestra: La Dernière
Music by Sofiya Gubajdulina (as Sofia Gubaidulia)
Conducted by Timur Mynbayev (as Timur Mynbaev)
Melodyya (Russia) SUCD 10-00109
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Pure Genius
23 November 1999 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

Seldomly do we get films with such an interesting and involving plot as this one. An absolute joy to watch, with an excellent cast. There are not many films with such an interesting and fascinating plot as this one. Part of what makes the film such fascinating viewing is the settings and the stories that are associated with them. First rate cinema and obviously a moment of pure genius for the film maker.


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