Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Born: 7 May 1927, Cologne
Died: 3 April 2013, New York City

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  • A Room with a View

    A Room with a View

    The manners and manias of polite Edwardian society are studiously dissected in this typical Merchant-Ivory period drama, a handsomely mounted adaptation of E.M. Forster’s 1908 novel.

  • The Remains of the Day

    The Remains of the Day

    This adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Booker-winning novel about a repressed and dutiful butler continued the Merchant-Ivory team’s run of handsome, awards-laden period pieces.

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