WorldCat Identities

Merchant, Ismail

Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Ismail Merchant
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Ismail Merchant
The remains of the day by James Ivory( Visual )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

74 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,932 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
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

66 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,563 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 )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 978 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 )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 866 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 )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 716 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
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 560 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
Maurice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 551 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
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

42 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 505 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
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 495 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
Howards End( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 486 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 )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 471 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
The Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and French and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1876 Boston, the cause of female emancipation wrecks Verena Tarrant's relationship with the determined Basil Ransome
A room with a view( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 402 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
Shakespeare Wallah by James Ivory( Visual )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 392 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 )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 363 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
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Amelia runs the town's only cafe and controls the locals through the careful distribution of her secretly brewed hooch. Her eccentric existence is threatened with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband
Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 290 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
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 260 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
Bombay talkie by James Ivory( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled romance laced with barbed wit and pointed melodrama. An affectionate view of the Indian film industry (aka Bollywood)
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.08 for Merchant-I ... to 0.84 for The Ismail ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The remains of the day
Covers
Howards EndThe white countessThe golden bowlThe BostoniansBombay talkieMy passage from India : a filmmaker's journey from Bombay to Hollywood and beyondIsmail Merchant's Paris : filming and feasting in France
Alternative Names
Ismail Merchant brytyjski producent filmowy

Ismail Merchant Indiaas filmproducent (1936-2005)

Ismail Merchant indisch-britischer Filmproduzent

Ismail Noormohamed Abdul Rehman

Merchant

Merchantas I.

Merchantas Ismailas

Rehman Ismail Noormohamed Abdul

Rehman, Ismail Noormohamed Abdul 1936-2005

Исмаил Мерчант

איסמעיל מרצ'נט

אסמאעיל מרצ'נט

إسماعيل ميرتشانت

اسماعیل مرچنت تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان هندی

اسماعیل مرچنٹ

ইসমাইল মার্চেন্ট

ఇస్మాయిల్ మర్చెంట్

ಇಸ್ಮಾಯಿಲ್ ಮರ್ಚೆಂಟ್

イスマイル・マーチャント

伊斯曼·默臣

伊斯梅尔·莫尔昌特

伊斯梅尔·莫香特

伊斯麥·墨臣

Languages
English (469)

Italian (10)

Spanish (6)

French (1)