A Room with a View PG

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This film was last shown on 23 September 2013

Historian and author Catherine Fletcher, who has lived and worked in Italy, introduces the 1985 Merchant-Ivory film A Room With A View, based on E. M. Forster’s 1908 novel. Italy held a fascination for the Victorians and Edwardians and today Florence still attracts millions of tourists in search of the iconic view. Its art and history have inspired dozens of films: what is it about the myth of Florence that makes this city so irresistible?

history at the showroom

The first screening in a new strand exploring cinematic depictions of historical events and themes.

In association with the University of Sheffield





James Ivory
111 mins
Denholm Elliott, Helena Bonham-Carter, Maggie Smith


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