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Ivory, James

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Most widely held works by James Ivory
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

168 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,480 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
The remains of the day by James Ivory( Visual )

94 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically perfect butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper in the employ of a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
Call me by your name by Luca Guadagnino( Visual )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als een 17-jarige Italiaanse jongen verliefd wordt op een zeven jaar oudere Amerikaanse wetenschapper die bij zijn ouders een studiezomer doorbrengt, raakt hij erg in verwarring
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

143 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,795 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
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )

54 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isabel Walker receives word that her pregnant stepsister Roxy has been left by her philandering French husband, artist Charles-Henri de Persand, Isabel travels to Paris to offer her help and moral support. Together, the two young women hit the party scene, living it up with the locals and American expatriates. Eventually, Isabel unexpectedly begins an affair with a septuagenarian Frenchman
The white countess by James Ivory( Visual )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd and sometimes illicit jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family
The golden bowl by James Ivory( Visual )

42 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 756 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 )

112 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in pre-World War I England, this film concerns the coming of age of two young men who meet at Cambridge and fall in love. Maurice and Clive strugggle with the desires of their hearts and the rigid constraints of society
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )

67 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 613 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 Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )

57 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olive, a militant suffragette, takes on the education of Verena, a brilliantly gifted but naive young girl. Olive wants to mold and use this gift for the feminist cause. But Verena is also loved by Basil Ransom, an impecunious young lawyer with views strenuously opposed to the Boston feminists. The contest is met between Basil and Olive. The prize: possession of Verena
Maurice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge students that fall in love, but must make difficult choices between abiding by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality and following through on their feelings
The city of your final destination by James Ivory( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 541 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
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge by James Ivory( Visual )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-laced Kansas City couple is challenged by rebellious offspring, free-thinking friends, and the tumultuous changes of 1930's and 1940's America
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 518 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
Shakespeare Wallah by James Ivory( Visual )

52 editions published between 1965 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 500 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
The Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated European brother and sister turn up unexpectedly on the doorstep of their staid American cousins. The fortune-hunting Eugenia and her high-spirited brother Felix turn this Puritan world upside down
Howards End( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the idealistic, independent and highly educated Schlegel sisters and their tangled relationships with a rich businessman and his family, and with an unhappily married young bank clerk
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world knew Pablo Picasso's 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, Francoise Gilot
A room with a view( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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The remains of the day
Howards EndThe white countessThe golden bowlThe BostoniansThe films of Merchant IvoryIndian miniatures from the James Ivory Collection
Alternative Names
Iacobus Ivory

Ivory, James Francis 1928-

James Ivory director de cine estadounidense

James Ivory director de cinema estadounidense

James Ivory director de cinema estatunidenc

James Ivory réalisateur américain

James Ivory regisseur

James Ivory regista statunitense

James Ivory reżyser amerykański

James Ivory US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Джеймс Айвори американский кинорежиссёр

Джеймс Айворі (режисер)

Джеймс Айвъри

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جيمس أيفوري مخرج أفلام أمريكي

جیمز ایوری کارگردان آمریکایی

جیمز ایوری (کارگردان) کارگردان آمریکایی

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아이보리, 제임스 1928-

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