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Merchant, Ismail

Overview
Works: 176 works in 648 publications in 4 languages and 19,431 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Author, Production personnel, Director, pmn, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Scenarist, Performer, Collector, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

51 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the idealistic, independent and highly educated Schlegel sisters and their tangled relationships with a rich businessman and his family, and with an unhappily married young bank clerk
The remains of the day by James Ivory( Visual )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remains of the day : The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
A room with a view by E. M Forster( Visual )

57 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isabel Walker receives word that her pregnant stepsister Rosy has been left by her philandering French husband, artist Charles-Henri de Persand, Isabel travels to Paris to offer her help and moral support
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in pre-World War I England, this film concerns the coming of age of two young men who meet at Cambridge and fall in love. Maurice and Clive strugggle with the desires of their hearts and the rigid constraints of society
The white countess by James Ivory( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd and sometimes illicit jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family
The golden bowl by James Ivory( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an improvished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson's daughter Patsy; when another daughter dies back in Virginia, Jefferson sends for his youngest, who brings along her slave, Sally Hemings, then 15, whom he also finds irresistible
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1970s, a woman travels to India to find the truth about her great-aunt, who left her British husband for an Indian prince in the 1930s
The Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1876 Boston, the cause of female emancipation wrecks Verena Tarrant's relationship with the determined Basil Ransome
Shakespeare Wallah by James Ivory( Visual )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry
The Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated European brother and sister turn up unexpectedly on the doorstep of their staid American cousins. The fortune-hunting Eugenia and her high-spirited brother Felix turn this Puritan world upside down
Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The frail, desperate Marya Celli's status as a thoughtless sweet young thing changes when her husband is jailed for possessing stolen artifacts and she is cast adrift among the amoral denizens of cafe society in Paris in the 1920's
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Amelia runs the town's only cafe and controls the locals through the careful distribution of her secretly brewed hooch. Her eccentric existence is threatned with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband
The mystic masseur by Ismail Merchant( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set amidst the large and prosperous Indian community in mid-20th century Trinidad, The mystic masseur is a magical, bittersweet fable about Ganesh (Aasif Mandvi), a young, aspiring author whose unexpected talents as a healer bring him local fame and enable him to realize his ambitions as a writer. But he also realizes his limitations when his reputation as the legendary "mystic masseur" propels him to national renown and draws him far from his roots and his true self"--Container
Ismail Merchant's Passionate meals : the new Indian cuisine for fearless cooks and adventurous eaters by Ismail Merchant( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombay talkie by James Ivory( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled romance laced with barbed wit and pointed melodrama and an affectionate view of the Indian film industry (aka Bollywood). A visiting English author becomes involved with a married Indian movie star; when the romance fizzles she flees to an ashram
Roseland by James Ivory( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three interlocking stories set in New York City's legendary Roseland dance palace make up this charming film, the third to be shot by Merchant Ivory Productions in America. In the first segment, The Waltz, Teresa Wright is a widow who comes to the Roseland in order to sustain the memory of her late husband, but meets Stan (Lou Jacobi), a man who offers her an opportunity for happiness in the present. In The Hustle, Christopher Walken stars as a gigolo with three women in his life, all of whom depend on him for different degrees of romance and companionship. In the final segment, The Peabody, an older Viennese woman (Lilia Skala) sets out to win a dance competition despite warnings that it could imperil her health
The householder by James Ivory( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a shy, Delhi schoolteacher who marries and then, little by little, gets to know his wife during their first year together. This story, derived from the culture of modern India, is able to relate to the problems of young couples everywhere
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers' first motion picture, leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film, using the restored original camera
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The remains of the day
Alternative Names
Ismail Merchant brytyjski producent filmowy

Ismail Merchant indisch-britischer Filmproduzent

Ismail Noormohamed Abdul Rehman

Rehman, Ismail Noormohamed Abdul

Rehman, Ismail Noormohamed Abdul 1936-2005

Исмаил Мерчант

איסמעיל מרצ'נט

اسماعیل مرچنت تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان هندی

اسماعیل مرچنٹ

ఇస్మాయిల్ మర్చెంట్

ಇಸ್ಮಾಯಿಲ್ ಮರ್ಚೆಂಟ್

イスマイル・マーチャント

伊斯曼默臣

伊斯梅尔莫尔昌特

伊斯梅尔莫香特

伊斯麥墨臣

Languages
English (380)

Italian (6)

Spanish (5)

German (1)

Covers
The remains of the dayThe white countessThe golden bowlThe BostoniansIsmail Merchant's Passionate meals : the new Indian cuisine for fearless cooks and adventurous eatersLumière et compagnie Lumière & companyMy passage from India : a filmmaker's journey from Bombay to Hollywood and beyond