Howards End Poster

Release Date: March 10th, 1992

DVD Release Date: April 6th, 1999

PG|2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Helen Schlegel falls for Paul Wilcox, but is rebuffed. Her sister Margaret becomes friends with his mother, who promises her the family house, Howards End. Unfortunately, after her death, the will disappears and it appears the inheritance will disappear. Until the widower, Henry Wilcox, becomes attracted to Margaret.

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter, Vanessa Redgrave, James Wilby, Samuel West, Jemma Redgrave, Nicola Duffett

Director: James Ivory

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Film 4, Imagica Corp., Merchant Ivory Productions, Sumitomo Corporation

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  • The splendid cast embodies the characters so fully that the events actually seem to be happening to them, instead of unfolding from a screenplay. show more

  • Incisively witty, provocative and acted to perfection, this sublime entertainment is a career peak for producer Ismail Merchant, director James Ivory and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. show more

  • The filmmakers have allowed themselves an overlong 140 minutes in order to preserve as much of the plot as possible, but they have bypassed many of the novel's key ideas and ironies. show more

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