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A Room with a View

Director: James Ivory Run Time: 117 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 1985

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Maggie Smith, Julian Sands, Denholm Elliott, Daniel Day-Lewis

A young, independent-minded Edwardian woman (Helena Bonham Carter) is torn between her feelings for the free-spirited romantic (Julian Sands) she meets on vacation in Florence and the priggish intellectual (Daniel Day-Lewis) to whom she becomes locked into an engagement with back home in Surrey in filmmaker James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant’s Academy Award-winning adaptation of the novel by E. M. Forster. A massive box office hit that helped to propel more traditionally arthouse fare to the mainstream, A Room with a View is one of the greatest—and most romantic—romantic comedies ever made.