Australian veteran, Fred Schepisi is to direct "Andorra," a thriller and dark comedy based on U.S. writer Peter Cameron's novel of the same title.
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…
Those in the know have been watching Chris Terrio for some time, but this year, the "Argo" writer finally had the satisfaction of seeing one of his scripts reach the screen.
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.
Tributes to helmers Ridley Scott and James Ivory as well as a sampler of films produced by HBO are slated for the 29th American Film Festival in Deauville.
James Ivory's rare excursions outside period settings have shown little evidence of any feeling for contemporary action. "Le Divorce" does nothing to change that. A bloodless adaptation of novelist…
While recent film versions of Henry James' novels by such directors as Jane Campion, Agnieszka Holland and James Ivory have met with wildly divergent critical receptions, it's hard to recall a more…
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.