James Ivory

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Solid Ivory by James Ivory review – an Oscar-winning film director tells all
Though more focused on flirtations and finery than the craft of film-making, there is much to enjoy in this entertaining ragbag

Blake Morrison

09, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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James Ivory: ‘I keep being asked, was it difficult, your life? My life, if anything, was too easy’
At 93, the Merchant Ivory director – and oldest ever Oscar winner – reflects on enduring love, delighting in his sexuality and defying film-making expectations

Hadley Freeman

29, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Shakespeare Wallah: Merchant Ivory's bittersweet tale of Bollywood and the Bard
The Kendal family of actors star in a story inspired by their travels around India, whose booming film industry upstages their theatrical troupe

Chris Wiegand

30, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Toon Ghose obituary
Other lives: Flying instructor and civil aviation pioneer

Sumantro Ghose

29, May, 2019 @5:06 PM

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Heat and Dust review – a triumph of charm, complexity and hidden depths
This flawed Merchant Ivory gem picks apart imperial and sexual politics to reveal a story of forbidden love – but of what kind?

Peter Bradshaw

08, Mar, 2019 @9:00 AM

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André Aciman announces sequel to Call Me By Your Name
Author of the novel behind Oscar-winning romance says he will return to story of Elio and Oliver, after the director revealed his own plans for a follow-up film

Alison Flood

04, Dec, 2018 @1:30 PM

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The film Maurice is 30 years old, but its frankness is ahead of its time | Charlotte Higgins
The rereleased Merchant-Ivory film depicts gay love with a straightforwardness that few films since have matched, says Guardian columnist Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

14, Aug, 2018 @11:59 AM

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Maurice review – Merchant Ivory’s EM Forster adaptation richer than ever
Hugh Grant and James Wilby star in this intensely poignant story of two young men forced to deny their love

Peter Bradshaw

26, Jul, 2018 @2:19 PM

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James Ivory: why Ismail Merchant and I kept our love secret
The great film-maker reveals why he and the producer hid their love all their lives – and vents his anger at Call Me By Your Name’s lack of full-frontal nudity, even though the film won him an Oscar

Ryan Gilbey

27, Mar, 2018 @2:19 PM

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James Ivory is oldest Oscar winner ever with screenplay award for Call Me by Your Name
The 89-year-old Room with a View director won his first Oscar for his adaptation of the impassioned gay romance novel

Jake Nevins

05, Mar, 2018 @3:32 AM

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Baftas 2018: Three Billboards wins best film and dancing fish-men – as it happened
It’s Shape of Water v Three Billboards v Darkest Hour as the British film establishment gets together for its big awards night

Stuart Heritage, Hannah Marriott, Scarlett Conlon

18, Feb, 2018 @10:59 PM

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The 50 top films of 2017: No 1 Call Me By Your Name
Peter Bradshaw celebrates a peach of a film about ecstatic submission to love –the united No 1 choice of our British and American critics

Peter Bradshaw

22, Dec, 2017 @6:00 AM

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