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The Convent

O Convento

Directed by Manoel de Oliveira
France, Portugal, 1995
Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

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.

Synopsis

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.

The ConventDirected byManoel de Oliveira

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Cannes Film Festival
1995

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