Search results for "James Ivory"


Surviving Picasso (1996) RT 33% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 1997

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Julianne Moore  •  Joss Ackland

A Room with a View (1985) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jul 2000

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Julian Sands

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998) RT 77% / Audience 72%

DVD release: May 2002

This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  Jane Birkin  •  Barbara Hershey

Autobiography of a Princess (1975) RT Audience 25%

On the birthday of her late father, a deposed Maharaja, a displaced Indian princess living in London and his former private secretary watch home movies and reminisce about ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  James Mason  •  Madhur Jaffrey  •  Diane Fletcher  •  Timothy Bateson

Bombay Talkie (1970) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Nov 2003

An English novelist travels to Bombay to watch one of her novels translated to film. She chases after the Movie's leading man while the Screenwriter chases after her.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Shashi Kapoor  •  Jennifer Kendal  •  Zia Mohyeddin  •  Aparna Sen

Howards End (1992) RT 92% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jun 2001

A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Emma Thompson  •  Anthony Hopkins

Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures (1978) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jun 2004

This lighthearted romp through Royal India presents a world of Maharajas, palaces, imperiled art objects, and the foreign collectors who will stop at nothing to possess them. ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Peggy Ashcroft  •  Larry Pine  •  Saeed Jaffrey  •  Victor Banerjee

Jefferson in Paris (1995) RT 33% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Apr 2004

His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Nick Nolte  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Thandie Newton  •  Greta Scacchi

Le Divorce (2003) RT 37% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Jan 2004

While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Naomi Watts  •  Melvil Poupaud  •  Catherine Samie

Maurice (1987)

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  James Wilby  •  Hugh Grant  •  Rupert Graves  •  Denholm Elliott




Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990) RT 80% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Feb 2001

It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Saundra McClain  •  Margaret Welsh

Quartet (1981) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Quartet is the story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amidst the literati of glittering Paris in the 1920s, becomes entrapped by a rich and sybaritic English ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Alan Bates  •  Maggie Smith  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Anthony Higgins

Savages (1972) RT 40% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A tribe of primitive "mudpeople" encounter a croquet ball, rolling through their forest. Following it, they find themselves on a vast, deserted Long Island estate. Entering, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Lewis J. Stadlen  •  Anne Francine  •  Thayer David  •  Susan Blakely

Shakespeare Wallah (1965) RT 83% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Apr 2004

The story of a family troupe of English actors who travel around the towns and villages in India giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we see the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Shashi Kapoor  •  Felicity Kendal  •  Geoffrey Kendal  •  Laura Liddell

Slaves of New York (1989) RT 13% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Bernadette Peters  •  Chris Sarandon  •  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Madeleine Potter

The Bostonians (1984) RT 80% / Audience 35%

DVD release: May 1998

Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Nancy Marchand

The Europeans (1979) RT 70% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Based on Henry James' novel with the same title. It's the fall of 1850, a few miles outside Boston. The household of the dour Mr. Wentworth receives two unannounced visitors ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Lee Remick  •  Robin Ellis  •  Wesley Addy  •  Tim Choate

The Guru (1969)

Britain's top pop artiste, Tom Pickle, travels to Bombay, India, circa 1960s to learn to play the sitar from renowned maestro Ustad Zafar Khan.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Rita Tushingham  •  Michael York  •  Utpal Dutt  •  Madhur Jaffrey

The Householder (1963)

Follows the fortunes of a young teacher Prem (Shashi Kapoor) who isn't ready to take on the responsibilities of his arranged marriage.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Shashi Kapoor  •  Leela Naidu  •  Durga Khote  •  Achala Sachdev

The Remains of the Day (1993) RT 97% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2001

A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Emma Thompson  •  James Fox  •  Christopher Reeve