Mr. & Mrs. Bridge Script

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Director:James Ivory
Written by:Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Screenplay), Evan S. Connell (Novel)

Script Synopsis:It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge works as a lawyer. The children have just grown up, and the complications are derived from that they have a more modern view of life.

A Room with a View Script

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Director:James Ivory
Written by:E.M. Forster (Screenplay), E.M. Forster (Novel), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how will her experiences in Tuscany affect her marriage plans?

Jefferson In Paris Script

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Director:James Ivory
Written by:Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Writer)

Script Synopsis:His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless peasantry. In Paris, he becomes smitten with cultured artist Maria Cosway, but, when his daughter visits from Virginia accompanied by her attractive slave, Sally Hemings, Jefferson's attentions are diverted.

Surviving Picasso Script

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Director:James Ivory
Written by:Arianna Huffington (Novel), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.

A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries Script

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Director:James Ivory
Written by:Kaylie Jones (Novel), James Ivory (Screenplay), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience health problems. Living in France with his wife, daughter, and an adopted son, the family travels an unconventional road which casts them as outsiders to others. Preaching a sexual freedom, his daughter's sexual discovery begins at an early age and betrays her when the family moves to Hanover in America. Her overt sexuality clashes with the values of her teenage American peers and gives her a problematic reputation. Meanwhile, her brooding brother copes with his own interior pain regarding his past, only comfortable communicating within the domestic space.

Golden Bowl Script

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Director:James Ivory
Written by:Henry James (Novel), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Writer), Henry James (Writer)

Script Synopsis:An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful American expatriate and an impoverished Italian aristocrat, are entangled with one another in a romantic intrigue of seduction and deceit.

Howards End

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Director:James Ivory
Written by:E.M. Forster (Novel), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and his wife Ruth, and the downwardly mobile working-class Leonard Bast and his mistress Jackie.

The Remains of the Day

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Director:James Ivory
Written by:Kazuo Ishiguro (Novel), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause challenge his carefully maintained veneer of servitude.