Released on October 07 of 1995 in the USA, "Convento, O" (also known as "Couvent, Le", "Convento, Il", "Convent, The") is a Drama/Thriller film directed by Manoel de Oliveira . Catherine Deneuve is starring, alongside John Malkovich, Luís Miguel Cintra, Leonor Silveira, Heloísa Miranda and Gilberto Gonçalves.
Who is the director of "Convento, O":
Convento, O was directed by Manoel de Oliveira, a Portuguese director, writer, actor, producer, and cinematographer.
Before Convento, O, Manoel de Oliveira had directed 'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar, released in 1990, Canibais, Os (1988), Aniki Bóbó (1942). Since, he directed Viagem ao Princípio do Mundo, released in 1997, Cristóvão Colombo - O Enigma (2007), The Strange Case of Angelica (2010).
What was the release date of "Convento, O":
Convento, O was initally released in the United States on Saturday, October 07, 1995. Also released on Saturday, October 07, 1995 have been Haonan haonu (dir. Hsiao-hsien Hou) and Strange Days. This was twenty-three (23) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, September 13, 1995 in Canada; Wednesday, September 06, 1995 in France and on Thursday, October 19, 1995 in Spain.
What is the casting of "Convento, O":
At the casting of Convento, O we find Catherine Deneuve, previously seen in Les Cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma (1995) and Ma saison préférée (1993); John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire (1993), Alive (1993)); Luís Miguel Cintra (Casa de Lava (1994), Aqui na Terra (1993)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "Convento, O":
The journey of Michael Padovic, a professor from the U.S.A, 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, and was Jewish. The main characters arrive at the convent where they are greeted by an enigmatic stranger who refers to himself as Baltar; he is the keeper of the convent. Other characters include a fisherman, the beautiful bookkeeper who is attracted to Dr. Padovic's work, [...]
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