Quartet - Synopsis:
Maggie Smith and Isabelle Adjani form the intriguing cast that tell the story of an art dealer's wife who finds herself penniless and homeless on the streets of Paris when her husband is convicted of theft. Desperate, she accepts the unlikely hospitality of two strange British expats - but what do they want in return?
Howard's End - Synopsis:
One of James Ivory's most adored and cherished films tells the a classic tale of three families and the inheritance of one's expansive estate called Howard's End, at the beginning of the 20th century. Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Emma Thompson and Helena Bonham Carter make up one of the greatest ensemble casts of all time.
The Bostonians - Synopsis:
Academy Award®-winning actresses Jessica Tandy, Vanessa Redgrave and Linda Hunt headline an all-star cast alongside Christopher Reeve in this MERCHANT IVORY adaptation of Henry James's novel of political intrigue and forbidden romance in post-Civil War Boston. Olive Chancellor (Redgrave) finds her infatuation with young activist Verena Tarrant (Madeleine Potter) challenged by a Southern lawyer (Reeve) who also loves her. An intricately drawn study of the impact of women's suffrage on society, The Bostonians is also a lush evocation of the late 19th century, with dazzling cinematography by Walter Lassally and a memorable score by Richard Robbins.
Cohen Film Collection is proud to present a new restoration of this MERCHANT IVORY classic.
The Europeans - Synopsis:
In the mid-nineteenth century, two bohemian siblings from Europe arrive on the doorstep of their puritanical Uncle in New England. The effect they begin to have on his family (their cousins) throws everything into disarray. An adaptation of the classic Henry James novel and starring Lee Remick in one of her most memorable roles.