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by Ivory, James [film director.]; Merchant, Ismail [film producer.]; Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer [screenwriter.]; Smith, Maggie [actor.]; Bonham Carter, Helena [actor.]; Elliott, Denholm [actor.]; Sands, Julian [actor.]; Callow, Simon [actor.]; Godfrey, Patrick [actor.]; Dench, Judi [actor.]; Drake, Fabia [actor.]; Henley, Joan [actor.]; Walker, Amanda [actor.]; Day-Lewis, Daniel [actor.]; Britneva, Maria [actor.]; Leach, Rosemary [actor.]; Graves, Rupert [actor.]; Cellier, Peter [actor.]; Aldridge, Kitty [actor.]; Gibbs, Matyelok [actor.]; Sewell, Phillida [actor.]; Pierce-Roberts, Tony [director of photography.]; Robbins, Richard [composer (expression)]; Dixon, Humphrey [editor of moving image work.]; Quaranta, Gianni [production designer.]; Ackland-Snow, Brian [production designer.]; Beavan, Jenny [costume designer.]; Bright, John [costume designer.]; Shaw, Francis [composer (expression),]; Guard, Barrie [composer (expression),]; Puccini, Giacomo [composer (expression)]; Te Kanawa, Kiri [singer.]; Pritchard, John [conductor.]; Herbert, Victor [composer (expression)]; Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan); Pym, John [writer of supplementary textual content.]; London Philharmonic Orchestra [performer.]; Eastman School of Music. Dryden Orchestra [performer.]; Janus Films [production company.]; Goldcrest Films International [production company.]; National Film Finance Corporation (Great Britain) [production company.]; Curzon Film Distributors [production company.]; Film Four International [production company.]; Merchant Ivory Productions [production company.]; Criterion Collection (Firm) [film distributor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialSeries: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs): 775.Distributor: [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]Edition: Director-approved DVD special edition.Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.ISBN: 1681430541; 9781681430546.Language note: English audio; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.Uniform titles: Room with a view (Motion picture).Subject(s): Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 -- Film adaptations | Young women -- England -- Drama | Mate selection -- Drama | Vacations -- Italy -- Florence -- Drama | Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 | England | Italy -- Florence | Feature films | Romantic comedy films | Film adaptations | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Drama | Feature films | Film adaptations | Romantic comedy films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedOnline resources: View cover art Cast: 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.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 gargantuan art-house hit.
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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 gargantuan art-house hit.

DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1), Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.

English audio; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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.

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.

Based on the novel by E.M. Forster.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.

OFRB rating: PG.

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 gargantuan art-house hit.

Special features: Thought and passion (documentary features director James Ivory, cinematography Tony Pierce-Roberts, and costume designer John Bright dicussion 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 profiles director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant); Trailer. Insert icnludes an essay by film critic and author John Pym.

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