A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and his wife Ruth, and the downwardly mobile working-class Leonard Bast and his mistress Jackie.
Plot Keywords: london, england, sibling relationship, based on novel or book, empowerment, sister, class differences, english countryside, turn of the century, edwardian england, early 1900s, wealthy family, sister sister relationship
|Writers||E.M. Forster, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala|
|Production Companies||Merchant Ivory Productions, Film4 Productions, Japan Satellite Broadcasting (JSB), Imagica, Sumitomo Corporation|
|Production Countries||Japan, United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Spoken Languages||English, Deutsch|