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Howards End

Synopsis

One of the best [[Performer~P102559~Ismail Merchant~ismailmerchant]]/[[Performer~P95605~James Ivory~jamesivory]] films, this adaptation of E. M. Forster's classic 1910 novel shows in careful detail the injuriously rigid British class consciousness of the early 20th century. The film's catalyst is "poor relation" Margaret Schlegel (Emma Thompson), who inherits part of the estate of Ruth Wilcox ([[Performer~P59206~Vanessa Redgrave~vanessaredgrave]]), an upper-class woman whom she had befriended. The film's...more

Other Critics

5.0

87 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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For Families

14

OK for kids 14+

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