Screenwriter and novelist Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, who collaborated for five decades with James Ivory and Ismail Merchant and won Oscars for “A Room With a View” and “Howards End,” died of a pulmonary…
Richard Stephen Robbins, who composed the scores for most Merchant Ivory films, drawing two Oscar nominations in the process, died on Nov. 7 in Rhinebeck, N.Y., following a long struggle with…
George Eastman House, the photography and film museum in Rochester, N.Y., has acquired the 2,600-element film collection of Merchant Ivory Prods., including more than 40 film titles and 1775 reels.
The petty quarrels of the heirs of a Uruguayan novelist are the weak motor of this pic.
There's something fresh and different in the new Ismail Merchant-James Ivory production, "A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries," which deviates in several respects from the team's previous…
Merchant Ivory Prods., currently in post-production on "A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries," is moving ahead on three new films.
Though Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee is meant to be the subject of "The Tree," he ends up dwarfed by the mighty offscreen presence of Satyajit Ray in this off-center documentary. For a career…
Producer Ismail Merchant makes a smooth and confident move to the director's chair with "In Custody," an elaborate shaggy-dog tale about a teacher's bruising relationship with an admired Urdu poet…
All the meticulousness, intelligence, taste and superior acting that one expects from Merchant Ivory productions have been brought to bear on "The Remains of the Day."
Film director James Ivory will receive the University of Oregon's Pioneer Award May 15, saluting him as one of the college's most distinguished graduates.
E. M. Forster's Howards End makes a most compelling drama, perhaps the best film made during the 30-year partnership of Ismail Merchant and James Ivory. Longtime Merchant Ivory collaborator Ruth…
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