A Room With A View

A Room With A View

DVD - 2000 | Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.851)
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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.

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ralwal
Nov 19, 2019

Loved it when it first came out, now I find the style stilted.

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SAPL454
Nov 08, 2019

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A convoluted love story with many turns and twists to whet your curiosity!

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Yogi_anne
Jan 23, 2019

" But I don't want to be a Leonardo. I want to be myself."

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acad_0
Jul 02, 2018

This is a wonderful movie. A great story line, romance and humor. The scenes of the countrysides of Italy and England are idyllic, lovely, colorful. I could watch this movie over and over again. The contrasts are memorable: class system, standards, prejudices, wealth, love and marriage.

LPL_TriciaK Feb 22, 2018

Daniel Day-Lewis.
Maggie Smith.
Judi Dench.
Helena Bonham Carter.
Lush production.
Bucolic settings.
Love story.
Must-see.

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phoemouse
Aug 26, 2017

The sound track is beautiful, the photography, lovely. The characters range in age from very young to very old, and every one of them is a gem given space to be him or herself. The story is romantic--very romantic--and split between Italy and rural England. The plot is slow--luxuriously slow--like the blooming of a tree in the spring--and the villian is, in my opinion, a very fine fellow. The romance has an element of love between a man and a woman, or two men and a woman...but that is only a small sliver of the romance, which extends to nature, truth, cultural tendrils, wilderness in the garden, and light...and the challenge of surviving the passion of Bach while maintaining social decorum.

Some things are missing from this movie: guns, sexual intercourse, mental depravity, a car chase...special effects. If these are what you are after, you will like many movies, but probably not this one.

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Giddyfeet
Jul 26, 2017

Clever and much funnier than the book - watch only if you're fond of beautiful English gardens, fabulous Italian art - and spot on acting where the characters say a thousand things with a single half smile... and then there's the life affirming plot...

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CatfoodShawn
Apr 25, 2017

Mesmerizing. I could watch it a hundred times!

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davidyoder
Mar 26, 2017

A fairly good movie...you just have to be aware of the full frontal nudity scene of everyone swimming in a pond. It is definately an adult movie for sure.

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NRGR
Mar 04, 2017

I wish I could see what others see in this - I saw it when it was new. I saw it last week. I was not impressed or engaged either time. Was there some chemistry or romance I missed - I didn't see any. I'm still trying to understand what I was supposed to get out of it. What a cast though!

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phyllis49
Mar 19, 2012

Based on the novel by E.M. Forster.
Set in the early 1900's. "Tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the...
Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham-Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands, Simon Callow, Patrick Godfrey, Judi Dench, Fabia Drake, Joan Henley, Amanda Walker, Daniel Day-Lewis, Maria Britneva, Rosemary Leach, Rupert Graves, Peter Cellier, Mia Fothergill.
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bdls206
Mar 27, 2011

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how will her experiences in Tuscany affect her marriage plans?

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bdls206
Mar 27, 2011

The Reverend Mr. Eager: Remember the facts about this church of Santa Croce; how it was built by faith in the full fervour of medievalism.
Mr. Emerson: Built by faith indeed! That simply means the workers weren't paid properly.

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bdls206
Mar 27, 2011

George Emerson: My father says that there is only one perfect view, that of the sky over our heads.
Cecil Vyse: I suspect your father has been reading too much Dante.

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bdls206
Mar 27, 2011

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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