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Ivory, James

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Most widely held works by James Ivory
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )

115 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,572 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
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] 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)."
The Remains of the Day by James Ivory( Visual )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 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
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isabel Walker receives word that her pregnant stepsister Rosy has been left by her philandering French husband, artist Charles-Henri de Persand, Isabel travels to Paris to offer her help and moral support
The white countess by James Ivory( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Shanghai a blind diplomat is inspired by an exiled Countess, now employed as a bar girl, to open up his own club, but only if she will work for him. When Japanese troops invade the city, a mass exodus ensues. Alone and afraid, the Countess clings to the only hope left to her - finding her missing daughter
The golden bowl by James Ivory( Visual )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an improvished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Though 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 )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 630 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
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 556 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
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge by James Ivory( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 547 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
The city of your final destination( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and French and held by 544 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
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )

39 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 542 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 Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )

31 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 501 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
Shakespeare Wallah by James Ivory( Visual )

37 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 464 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
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the legendary artist Pablo 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
Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quartet consists of novelist Marya Zelli, her Polish husband, Stephen, wealthy philanderer/artist H.J. Heidler and his wife, Lois. Though she has been indulgent of H.J.'s past indiscretions, Lois isn't keen on her husband carrying on an affair with Marya under their own roof. Meanwhile, Stephen sits in prison, jailed for his various petty thefts. Once Stephen is released, he learns about the triangle. When the dust settles, it is Marya who suffers the most
The Five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary man finds his daily routine shattered when he meets a former lover on the homebound train
Bombay talkie by James Ivory( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 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
Lumière et compagnie = Lumière & company by Sarah Moon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in French and English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour célébrer les cent ans du cinéma, on a demandé à 40 réalisateurs et réalisatrices reconnus mondialement de se servir de la caméra originale des frères Lumière et de réaliser un film d'une durée de 52 secondes
Jane Austen in Manhattan by James Ivory( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and German and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rival theatre companies compete to produce their own unique versions of Jane Austen's childhood play, 'Sir Charles Grandison'. George Midash buys the plays manuscript at Sotheby's for Pierre, the head of the avant-garde theater troupe. Another troupe, headed by the traditional Lilianna Zorska, strives to produce their own version of the play. In her first role, a young actress is manipulated by Pierre to join his company. When Lilianna decides to match wits with Pierre, events begin to mirror those that occur within the play itself
The selected poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Remains of the Day
Alternative Names
Iacobus Ivory

Ivory, James Francis 1928-

James Ivory director de cine estadounidense

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

ג'יימס אייבורי

جیمز ایوری (کارگردان) کارگردان آمریکایی

জেমস আইভরি

ჯეიმზ აივორი

아이보리, 제임스 1928-

제임스 아이보리

アイヴォリィ, ジェイムス

ジェームズ・アイヴォリー

詹姆斯·艾佛利

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The Remains of the DayThe white countessThe golden bowlBombay talkieLumière et compagnie = Lumière & companyThe films of Merchant IvoryIndian miniatures from the James Ivory Collection