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Merchant Ivory

Merchant Ivory

Merchant Ivory

Dir. Stephen Soucy
112 min

Director Stephen Soucy Attending

Their films were perennial Oscar nominees, showcases for some of the best actors in the world, and they delighted audiences everywhere. Merchant Ivory tells the story of the incredible creative team of James Ivory, Ismail Merchant and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.

From director Stephen Soucy comes the first definitive look at the Merchant Ivory team, which also includes composer Richard Robbins. Their films, often period dramas, redefined art house cinema. Using numerous interviews with actors and technicians, archival material and more, Merchant Ivory is not an in-depth look at these particular films, but a fascinating examination of moviemaking in general.

“Merchant Ivory pulls back the curtain on the fascinating lives of everyone who was lucky enough to move in the orbit of Ismail Merchant and James Ivory and reveals how those marvelous films got made.” –Bradley Gibson, Film Threat

Film Details

Release Year: 2023
Runtime: 112 min
Country/Region: USA
Language: English
Print Source: Cohen Media Group
Tags: Arts, Biography, Documentary, Guest Attending, History, Jewish Interest, LGBTQIA+


Director: Stephen Soucy
Executive Producer: James Ivory
Producer: Stephen Soucy, Jon Hart
Cinematographer: Jean Marc Selva
Screenwriter: Jon Hart, Stephen Soucy
Editor: Jon Hart
Composer: Ryan Homsey