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Howards End [videorecording] / Merchant Ivory productions present ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; screenplay, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; director, James Ivory ; Merchant/Ivory Productions.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Parkdale Community Library DVD FIC HOW (Text) 33892100226027 Adult DVDs DVD None 07/03/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604652550
  • ISBN: 1604652551
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special ed., two disc ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Based on the novel by E.M. Forster.
Special features include video appreciation of the late Ismail Merchant; "Building Howards End" documentary; "The design of "Howards End""; "The wandering company" documentary; original 1992 behind-the-scenes featurette; James Ivory on Ismail Merchant, 2009; original theatrical trailer; essay by Kenneth Turan.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Tony Pierce-Roberts ; editing, Andrew Marcus; music, Richard Robbins.
Participant or Performer Note:
Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Wilby, Helena Bonham Carter, Vanessa Redgrave, Samuel West.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, widescreen.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, Oscar, 1993: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Emma Thompson), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.
BAFTA Film Award, 1993: Best Actress (Emma Thompson), Best Film.
Subject: Social conflict > England > Drama.
Social classes > England > Drama.
Sisters > England > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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