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5.0 out of 5 stars "...The Step Between Ecstatic Vision And Sinful Frenzy Is All Too Brief..." - The Name Of The Rose on BLU RAY
*** THIS REVIEW IS FOR THE 2011 BLU RAY VERSION ***

French Director Jean-Jacques Annaud had his work cut out for him. First he had to hire BAFTA-winning writer Andrew Birkin along with three other top scriptwriters to do a 'Pamplifest' of "Il Nome Della Rose" - a 500-page medieval whodunit written in Italian by Historian and Scholar Umberto Eco. Then after four...
Published on 27 Jan. 2012 by Mark Barry

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3.0 out of 5 stars on the plus side, sean connery; on the minus, glacial pacing
It's always a pleasure to watch Sean Connery on the screen, an actor who seems always to enjoy what he's doing and who knows his strengths and limitations as an actor, and who is especially good when his character has a bit of histrionic flair in him, as is the case here. Throw in F. Murray Abraham, Ron Perlman, and some good European actors, and the brew looks potent...
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great choice., 8 May 2015
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Everything as expected, Excellent choice, great purchase.
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5.0 out of 5 stars ... a present but I am told it is very good., 9 Aug. 2014
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Bought as a present but I am told it is very good.
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3.0 out of 5 stars good performances from Sean and, 17 Sept. 2014
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Sound; good performances from Sean and Christian
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5.0 out of 5 stars I strongly......, 4 Feb. 2010
I strongly recommned this movie to all moviegoers.!!
The original novel written by Umberto Eco(1980) is,of course,superior.
I was very impressed by director Jean-Jacques Annaud's excellent film.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 19 Nov. 2014
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ace, 8 Sept. 2011
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Brilliant superb mega wonderful awesome incredible fabulous unbelievable amazing out of this world universally challenged infinite magnificence soothing totally unexpected
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5.0 out of 5 stars A classic. Not more is required., 16 Mar. 2015
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A classic. Not more is required.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 30 Jun. 2015
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Excellent value .Speedy service.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 7 Jun. 2015
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Connery as you have never seen!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great film and a great disc, 29 Oct. 2013
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What could have been a problematic transfer is actually really good - dark, dingy and smoky, but the transfer holds up really well.
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