About the film
interview rehearsal making of umberto eco
The Abbey of Crime : Umberto Eco's 'The Name of the Rose'
Release Date: February 15, 1987
|Genres||:||Documentary, TV Movie|
|Production Companies||:||Paolo-Film, ZDF, ORF|
|Director||:||Sylvia Strasser, Wolfgang Würker|
A German TV documentary that chronicles the daily rehearsals, the filming and all the behind the scenes of Jean-Jacques Annaud's classic "The Name of the Rose". From actors perspectives to the ideas used by the director to produce an impeccable international epic adaptation of Umberto Eco's best selling novel, the film presents the obstacles behind the creation of a production of such large scale and also the making of the many difficult scenes, most of the ones presented here are the characters' murders inside the mysterious abbey.