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PostFavorite Sean Connery Film (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 11/02/20 3:33 am)
I liked very much Sean Connery in The Name of the Rose (1986), from the only good (in my opinion) book by Umberto Eco.
The book and the movie are historically very interesting.
JE comments: Excellent choice. My favorite character in Il nome della rosa is the elderly blind monk, Jorge de Burgos, an homage to Jorge Luis Borges. Eco's novel was a fascinating exercise: a semiotician-critical theorist (Eco) used all the tools of his trade to produce a bestseller. Most academics who try this fail miserably. The only other example I can think of is Erich Segal of Yale and Princeton (Love Story).