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Merchant Ivory Productions

Overview
Works: 103 works in 364 publications in 5 languages and 17,757 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Comedy films  Love stories  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )
33 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 2,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
A room with a view by E. M Forster( Visual )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabel Walker travels to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxy, by chance arriving on the same day that Roxy's husband Charles-Henri leaves the marriage, apparently for another woman. As Isabel stays to offer help and support, the two young women start living it up with the locals and American expatriates, and Isabel finds herself being wooed by an older French man- who happens to be related to Roxy's ex-husband
The golden bowl by James Ivory( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an impoverished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson's daughter Patsy; when another daughter dies back in Virginia, Jefferson sends for his youngest, who brings along her slave, Sally Hemings, then 15, whom he also finds irresistible
The Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olive, a militant 19th century suffragette, takes on the education of a young girl with the gift of oratory. Olive hopes to use her gift for the feminist cause, but finds her student involved in a love triangle with Basil Ransom, a young lawyer from Mississippi, who is strongly opposed to the feminists in Boston
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1970s, a woman travels to India to find the truth about her great-aunt, who left her British husband for an Indian prince in the 1930s
The city of your final destination ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After winning a grant, Omar Razaghi travels to the estate of the late Uruguayan author Jules Gund in order to convince his three executors to let him write an authorized biography
Ratcatcher by Lynne Ramsay( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A haunting evocation of a troubled Glasgow childhood. Set during Scotland's national garbage strike of the mid-1970's, Ratcatcher explores the experiences of a poor adolescent boy as he struggles to reconcile his dreams and his guilt with the abjection that surrounds him
Shakespeare Wallah by James Ivory( Visual )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry
Heights ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows five people over a 24 hour period on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. Isabel's mother, Diana, learns that her husband has a new lover and begins to re-think her life choices and, especially, her open marriage. Diana and Isabel's paths cross with Alec, a young actor, and with Peter, a journalist. Isabel, Jonathan, Diana, Alec, and Peter must choose what kind of lives they will lead before the sun comes up on the next day
Before the rains ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and Hindi and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a British spice planter falls in love with his alluring servant, an idealistic young man finds himself torn between his ambitions and his family, his village, and his past. Loyalties are tested and destinies decided as two worlds collide
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the ledgendary artist Pable Picasso. The world knew his passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children, Claude and Paloma
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and French and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plain-faced and unhappy, the eccentric Miss Amelia marries and publicly humiliates Marvin Macy, a charming con man who has fallen in love with her, causing him to battle to break her spirit and her heart as an act of revenge
The Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic satiric about two fortune-seeking expatriates and their sober American relations
Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The frail, desperate Marya Celli's status as a thoughtless sweet young thing changes when her husband is jailed for possessing stolen artifacts and she is cast adrift among the amoral denizens of cafe society in Paris in the 1920's
Bombay talkie by James Ivory( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A troubled romance laced with barbed wit and pointed melodrama and an affectionate view of the Indian film industry (aka Bollywood). A visiting English author becomes involved with a married Indian movie star; when the romance fizzles she flees to an ashram
The mystic masseur by Ismail Merchant( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set amidst the large and prosperous Indian community in mid-20th century Trinidad, [the film] is a magical, bittersweet fable about Ganesh (Aasif Mandvi), a young, aspiring author whose unexpected talents as a healer bring him local fame and enable him to realize his ambitions as a writer. But he also realizes his limitations when his reputation as the legendary 'mystic masseur' propels him to national renown and draws him far from his roots and his true self"--Container
The householder by James Ivory( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a shy, Delhi schoolteacher who marries and then, little by little, gets to know his wife during their first year together. This story, derived from the culture of modern India, is able to relate to the problems of young couples everywhere
 
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English (237)
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