Der Name der Rose (1986)

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Alternative titles

  • The Name of the Rose Alternative
  • El Nombre de la rosa Alternative
  • Le Nom de la rose Alternative
  • Il Nome della rosa Alternative


Set in an isolated monastery in 14th Century Northern Italy. A Franciscan monk, Brother William, and a young novice, Adso, arrive at the monastery for a meeting between conflicting parties and religious orders. However, just before their arrival the first of a series of mysterious deaths occur, and William sets about trying to solve the mystery, with the trail pointing to the monastery's labyrinth of a library, access to which is forbidden and guarded. Others at the monastery, however, believe the deaths to have been caused by devilry and the supernatural.

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