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The Resource A room with a view, Goldcrest in association with National Film Finance Corporation, Curzon Film Distributors and Film Four International present a Merchant Ivory film ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer-Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory, (videorecording)

A room with a view, Goldcrest in association with National Film Finance Corporation, Curzon Film Distributors and Film Four International present a Merchant Ivory film ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer-Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory, (videorecording)

Label
A room with a view
Title
A room with a view
Statement of responsibility
Goldcrest in association with National Film Finance Corporation, Curzon Film Distributors and Film Four International present a Merchant Ivory film ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer-Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Set in the early 1900's. "Tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1986: Best adapted screenplay ; best art direction/set decoration ; best costumes.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tony Pierce-Roberts ; editor, Humphrey Dixon ; music, Richard Robbins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham-Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands, Simon Callow, Patrick Godfrey, Judi Dench, Fabia Drake, Joan Henley, Amanda Walker, Daniel Day-Lewis, Maria Britneva, Rosemary Leach, Rupert Graves, Peter Cellier, Mia Fothergill
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-
  • 1934-
  • 1934-
  • 1949-
  • 1966-
  • 1935-
  • 1963-
  • 1879-1970
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Merchant, Ismail
  • Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
  • Ivory, James
  • Smith, Maggie
  • Elliott, Denholm
  • Dench, Judi
  • Callow, Simon
  • Bonham Carter, Helena
  • Sands, Julian
  • Day-Lewis, Daniel
  • Godfrey, Patrick
  • Drake, Fabia
  • Henley, Joan
  • Walker, Amanda
  • Britneva, Maria
  • Leach, Rosemary
  • Graves, Rupert
  • Cellier, Peter
  • Fothergill, Mia
  • Robbins, Richard
  • Dixon, Humphrey
  • Forster, E. M.
  • Pierce-Roberts, Tony
  • Merchant Ivory Productions
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • National Film Finance Corporation (Great Britain)
  • Curzon Film Distributors
  • Film Four International
  • BBC Video (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British
  • Young women
  • Florence (Italy)
  • Love
  • Coming of age
  • Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
  • Feature films
  • Feature films
  • DVDs
Technique
live action
Label
A room with a view, Goldcrest in association with National Film Finance Corporation, Curzon Film Distributors and Film Four International present a Merchant Ivory film ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer-Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1985 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by E.M. Forster
  • Special features: Disc 1. Newly restored film; commentary from Simon Callow, Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Tony Pierce-Roberts. Disc 2: Archive promotional appearances by Daniel Day-Lewis and Simon Callow; BBC report on the film's success in the U.S.; E.M. Forster remembered; film scrapbook with never-before-seen photos and memorabilia; Merchant Ivory tribute
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm54810705
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (117 min.)
Isbn
9780790791470
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051197924
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
E1979
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation (16:9) ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A room with a view, Goldcrest in association with National Film Finance Corporation, Curzon Film Distributors and Film Four International present a Merchant Ivory film ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer-Jhabvala ; directed by James Ivory, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1985 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by E.M. Forster
  • Special features: Disc 1. Newly restored film; commentary from Simon Callow, Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Tony Pierce-Roberts. Disc 2: Archive promotional appearances by Daniel Day-Lewis and Simon Callow; BBC report on the film's success in the U.S.; E.M. Forster remembered; film scrapbook with never-before-seen photos and memorabilia; Merchant Ivory tribute
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm54810705
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (117 min.)
Isbn
9780790791470
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794051197924
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
E1979
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation (16:9) ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
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