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  • Howards End

  • Maurice

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  • Surviving Picasso

  • Sweet Lorraine

  • The White Countess

  • Heights

  • Merci Docteur Rey!

  • Slaves of New York

  • In Custody

  • The Courtesans of Bombay

  • The Deceivers

  • Jane Austen in Manhattan

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Ismail Merchant Movies

  • Profession: Producer, Executive Producer, Director
  • Born: Dec 25, 1936
  • Died: May 25, 2005
  • Biography: Educated in Bombay and the U.S., Indian-born Ismail Merchant was destined for a business administration career. Rather than waste away in banking or speculating, lifelong movie buff Merchant put his skills to work in the creative arts. He found the... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
The White Countess Producer 2005
Heights Producer 2004
Le Divorce Producer 2003
Merci Docteur Rey! Executive Producer 2002
The Mystic Masseur Director 2002
The Golden Bowl Producer 2001
Cotton Mary Director 1999
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries Producer 1998
The Proprietor Director 1996
Surviving Picasso Producer 1996
Lumière and Company Director 1996
Feast of July Executive Producer 1995
Jefferson in Paris Tipoo Sultan's Ambassador / Tipoo Sultan's Ambassador / Producer 1995
In Custody Director 1994
The Remains of the Day Producer 1993
Howards End Producer 1992
Mr. and Mrs. Bridge Producer 1990
Slaves of New York Co-producer 1989
The Deceivers Co-producer 1988
Maurice Producer 1987
My Little Girl Executive Producer 1987
A Room With a View Producer 1986
The Bostonians Producer 1984
Heat and Dust Producer 1983
The Europeans Producer 1979
Shakespeare Wallah Producer 1966
Autobiography of a Princess Producer
Sweet Lorraine Executive Producer
The Courtesans of Bombay Director / Producer / Screenwriter
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe Producer
Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures Producer
Jane Austen in Manhattan Producer
Bombay Talkie Producer
Savages Producer
The Householder Producer
Side Streets Executive Producer

Worked With

Ralph Fiennes The White Countess 2005
Natasha Richardson The White Countess 2005
Vanessa Redgrave The White Countess 2005
Hiroyuki Sanada The White Countess 2005
Lynn Redgrave The White Countess 2005
Alan Corduner The White Countess 2005
Glenn Close Heights 2004
Elizabeth Banks Heights 2004
James Marsden Heights 2004
Jesse Bradford Heights 2004
Eric Bogosian Heights 2004
Matthew Davis Heights 2004
Kate Hudson Le Divorce 2003
Naomi Watts Le Divorce 2003
Jean-Marc Barr Le Divorce 2003
Leslie Caron Le Divorce 2003
Stockard Channing Le Divorce 2003
Dianne Wiest Merci Docteur Rey! 2002
Jane Birkin Merci Docteur Rey! 2002
Stanislas Merhar Merci Docteur Rey! 2002
Bulle Ogier Merci Docteur Rey! 2002
Karim Saleh Merci Docteur Rey! 2002
Didier Flamand Merci Docteur Rey! 2002
Om Puri The Mystic Masseur 2002
Aasif Mandvi The Mystic Masseur 2002
Sanjeev Bhaskar The Mystic Masseur 2002
Ayesha Dharker The Mystic Masseur 2002
Jimi Mistry The Mystic Masseur 2002
Uma Thurman The Golden Bowl 2001
Jeremy Northam The Golden Bowl 2001
Kate Beckinsale The Golden Bowl 2001
Nick Nolte The Golden Bowl 2001
Anjelica Huston The Golden Bowl 2001
Madhur Jaffrey Cotton Mary 1999
Greta Scacchi Cotton Mary 1999
James Wilby Cotton Mary 1999
Sakina Jaffrey Cotton Mary 1999
Kris Kristofferson A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998
Barbara Hershey A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998
Leelee Sobieski A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998
Dominique Blanc A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998
Jeanne Moreau The Proprietor 1996
Sean Young The Proprietor 1996
Josh Hamilton The Proprietor 1996
Sam Waterston The Proprietor 1996
Austin Pendleton The Proprietor 1996
Christopher Cazenove The Proprietor 1996
Nell Carter The Proprietor 1996
Anthony Hopkins Surviving Picasso 1996
Natascha McElhone Surviving Picasso 1996
Julianne Moore Surviving Picasso 1996
Joss Ackland Surviving Picasso 1996
Diane Venora Surviving Picasso 1996
Zhang Yimou Lumière and Company 1996
David Lynch Lumière and Company 1996
Spike Lee Lumière and Company 1996
Wim Wenders Lumière and Company 1996
John Boorman Lumière and Company 1996
Embeth Davidtz Feast of July 1995
Ben Chaplin Feast of July 1995
Gemma Jones Feast of July 1995
James Purefoy Feast of July 1995
Greg Wise Feast of July 1995
Simon Callow Jefferson in Paris 1995
Seth Gilliam Jefferson in Paris 1995
Michel Lonsdale Jefferson in Paris 1995
James Earl Jones Jefferson in Paris 1995
Shashi Kapoor In Custody 1994
Shabana Azmi In Custody 1994
Neena Gupta In Custody 1994
Emma Thompson The Remains of the Day 1993
Christopher Reeve The Remains of the Day 1993
Peter Vaughan The Remains of the Day 1993
Hugh Grant The Remains of the Day 1993
Helena Bonham Carter Howards End 1992
Samuel West Howards End 1992
Paul Newman Mr. and Mrs. Bridge 1990
Joanne Woodward Mr. and Mrs. Bridge 1990
Kyra Sedgwick Mr. and Mrs. Bridge 1990
Blythe Danner Mr. and Mrs. Bridge 1990
Bernadette Peters Slaves of New York 1989
Nick Corri Slaves of New York 1989
Madeleine Potter Slaves of New York 1989
Chris Sarandon Slaves of New York 1989
Pierce Brosnan The Deceivers 1988
Saeed Jaffrey The Deceivers 1988
David Robb The Deceivers 1988
Rupert Graves Maurice 1987
Mary Stuart Masterson My Little Girl 1987
Maggie Smith A Room With a View 1986
Julian Sands A Room With a View 1986
Daniel Day-Lewis A Room With a View 1986
Jessica Tandy The Bostonians 1984
Julie Christie Heat and Dust 1983
Julian Glover Heat and Dust 1983
Lisa Eichhorn The Europeans 1979