Synopsis: Based on Umberto Eco’s award winning best seller. Italy, 1327: The Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his apprentice Adso of Melk arrive at a secluded monastery in the Alps, where they become witnesses of a series of mysterious murders. While Baskerville and Melk are investigating and searching for the killer, they are hunted themselves by the merciless inquisitor Bernard Gui, who prosecutes those who criticize the Pope. In fact, he sets out to terminate the Franciscan Order itself and so, Baskerville is on the top of his list.
Cast: John Turturro, Damian Hardung, Rupert Everett, Greta Scarano, Michael Emerson, James Cosmo
Director: Giacomo Battiato
Genre: Period Drama
Production: 11 Marzo Film, Palomar, Tmg Production, Sundance Tv, Rai Fiction
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