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

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

Label
A room with a view
Title
A room with a view
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Goldcrest in association with National Film Finance Corporation, Curzon Film Distributors and Film Four International present ; a Merchant Ivory film ; directed by James Ivory ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Conductor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Instrumentalist
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Singer
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on E.M. Forster's novel of requited love. A young, independent-minded, upper-class Edwardian woman who is trying to sort out her burgeoning romantic feelings, divided between an enigmatic free spirit she meets on vacation in Florence and the priggish bookworm to whom she becomes engaged back in the more corseted Surrey. Funny, sexy, and sophisticated, this film was a gargantuan art-house hit
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Cataloging source
TOH
Characteristic
videorecording
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Room with a view (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Photography, Tony Pierce-Roberts ; music, Richard Robbins ; edited by Humphrey Dixon ; production design, Gianni Quaranta, Brian Ackland-Snow ; costume design, Jenny Beavan, John Bright ; music orchestrated and conducted by Francis Shaw and Barrie Guard ; "O mio babbino caro" from Gianni Schicchi, "Chi il bel sogno di doretta" from La Rondine by Giacomo Puccini, performed by Kiri Te Kanawa with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir John Pritchard ; "Mademoiselle Modiste" composed by Victor Herbert, performed by The Dryden Orchestra of the Eastman School of Music
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.L6
LC item number
R66 2015
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, Kitty Aldridge, Brigid Erin Bates, Isabella Celani, Luigi di Fiori, Matyelock Gibbs, Mirio Guidelli, Freddy Korner, Patty Lawrence, Elizabeth Marangoni, Peter Munt, Lucca Rossi, Stefano Serboli, Phillida Sewell, Margaret Ward
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  • 1921-1994
  • 1935-2017
  • 1963-
  • 1962-
  • 1910-1998
  • 1940-2012
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  • 1942-
  • 1858-1924
  • 1921-1989
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  • 1879-1970
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  • Ivory, James
  • Merchant, Ismail
  • Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
  • Smith, Maggie
  • Bonham Carter, Helena
  • Elliott, Denholm
  • Sands, Julian
  • Callow, Simon
  • Godfrey, Patrick
  • Dench, Judi
  • Drake, Fabia
  • Henley, Joan
  • Walker, Amanda
  • Day-Lewis, Daniel
  • Britneva, Maria
  • Leach, Rosemary
  • Graves, Rupert
  • Cellier, Peter
  • Aldridge, Kitty
  • Gibbs, Matyelok
  • Sewell, Phillida
  • Pierce-Roberts, Tony
  • Robbins, Richard
  • Dixon, Humphrey
  • Quaranta, Gianni
  • Ackland-Snow, Brian
  • Beavan, Jenny
  • Bright, John
  • Shaw, Francis
  • Guard, Barrie
  • Puccini, Giacomo
  • Te Kanawa, Kiri
  • Pritchard, John
  • Herbert, Victor
  • Pym, John
  • Forster, E. M.
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Eastman-Dryden Orchestra
  • Janus Films
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • National Film Finance Corporation (Great Britain)
  • Curzon Film Distributors
  • Film Four International
  • Merchant Ivory Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
117
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
775
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  • Forster, E. M.
  • Young women
  • Courtship
  • British
  • Vacations
Technique
live action
Label
A room with a view, Janus Films ; Goldcrest in association with National Film Finance Corporation, Curzon Film Distributors and Film Four International present ; a Merchant Ivory film ; directed by James Ivory ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Based on the novel by E.M. Forster
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: Thought and passion (documentary features director James Ivory, cinematography Tony Pierce-Roberts, and costume designer John Bright discussing the production of the film); The eternal yes (documentary features actors Helena Bonham Carter, Simon Callow, and Julian Sands); NBC Nightly News (excerpt from the March 29, 1987 episode of NBC Nightly News, which profiles director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant); Trailer. Insert includes an essay by film critic and author John Pym
Accompanying material
1 fold-out insert.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn915739945
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9781681430546
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515157216
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2536D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)915739945
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.66:1); Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A room with a view, Janus Films ; Goldcrest in association with National Film Finance Corporation, Curzon Film Distributors and Film Four International present ; a Merchant Ivory film ; directed by James Ivory ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Publication
Note
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Based on the novel by E.M. Forster
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: Thought and passion (documentary features director James Ivory, cinematography Tony Pierce-Roberts, and costume designer John Bright discussing the production of the film); The eternal yes (documentary features actors Helena Bonham Carter, Simon Callow, and Julian Sands); NBC Nightly News (excerpt from the March 29, 1987 episode of NBC Nightly News, which profiles director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant); Trailer. Insert includes an essay by film critic and author John Pym
Accompanying material
1 fold-out insert.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn915739945
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9781681430546
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515157216
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2536D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)915739945
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.66:1); Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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