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The Convent (O Convento) is a 1995 film by Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira, starring Catherine Deneuve and John Malkovich and based on the novel As Terras Do Risco by Agustina Bessa-Luís. [1]

21 relations: Agustina Bessa-Luís, Catherine Deneuve, Convent, England, English language, French language, Jews, John Malkovich, Krishna Levy, Leonor Silveira, Luís Miguel Cintra, Manoel de Oliveira, Mário Barroso, Paulo Branco, Portuguese language, Professor, Spain, Strand Releasing, United States, William Shakespeare, 1995 Cannes Film Festival.

Agustina Bessa-Luís

Agustina Bessa-Luís, GOSE (born 15 October 1922, in Vila Mea, Amarante, Portugal) is a Portuguese writer.

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Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve (born 22 October 1943) is a French actress who gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof, mysterious beauties for various directors, including Luis Buñuel and Roman Polanski.

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A convent is either a community of priests, religious brothers/sisters, or nuns, or the building used by the community, particularly in the Roman Catholic Church and in the Anglican Communion.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.

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The Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious and ethno-cultural group descended from the Israelites of the Ancient Near East and originating from the historical kingdoms of Israel and Judah.

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John Malkovich

John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an American actor and director.

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Krishna Levy

Krishna Levy, born on May 27, 1964, in New Delhi (India), is a French film score composer.

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Leonor Silveira

Leonor Silveira (born 28 October 1970) is a Portuguese film actress who made her film debut in The Cannibals for director Manoel de Oliveira in 1988.

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Luís Miguel Cintra

Luís Miguel Valle Cintra (born 29 April 1949) is a Portuguese actor.

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Manoel de Oliveira

Manoel Cândido Pinto de Oliveira GCSE, GCIH (11 December 1908 – 2 April 2015) was a Portuguese film director and screenwriter born in Cedofeita, Porto.

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Mário Barroso

Mário Barroso (born August 15, 1947) is a Portuguese film director, actor and cinematographer born in Lisbon.

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Paulo Branco

Paulo Branco (born 3 June 1950) is a Portuguese film producer.

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Portuguese language

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Romance language and the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe.

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A professor, informally often known as full professor, is the highest academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.

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Strand Releasing

Strand Releasing is a theatrical distribution company founded in 1989 and is based in Culver City, California.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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1995 Cannes Film Festival

The 48th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 17-28, 1995.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Convent_(film)

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