Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 29, 2012
- Originally Released: 1985
- Label: Ais
- Note: BBC Archive Breakfast Time promotional appearances by Simon Callow and Daniel Day Lewis
- BBC Breakfast Time report on the film's success in the USA - Narrated by Tom Brooks
- E.M. Forster remembered - tribute programme hosted by James Mossman
- Film '96 Merchant Ivory Tribute Profile
- Commentaries by Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, Tony Pierce Roberts and Simon Callow
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Academy Awards 1986 -
Best Adapted Screenplay: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Sight and Sound - 03/01/1985
"...The characters round the central couple beautifully....Most memorable of all, unsurprisingly is Daniel Day Lewis....The performance is a gem..."
New York Times - 03/07/1986
"...Blithely, elegantly funny....Full of rich roles, splendidly acted..."
New York Times - 12/28/1986
Included in the New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1986"
Los Angeles Times - 03/21/1986
"...Thoughtful....A virtually irresistible film..."
Entertainment Weekly - 01/11/2002
"...[A] luminous adaptation of E.M. Forster's class-crossing classic..."
Premiere - 05/01/2004
"[T]he film is worth watching for it sumptuous views of Tuscany and the English countryside alone, to say nothing of the flawless performances of its who's who cast..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 04/09/2004
"Helena Bonham Carter is dark and brooding as the heroine and Maggie Smith is perfect as her dotty companion."
Total Film - 07/01/2012
4 stars out of 5 -- "Florence has never looked lovelier or England so bucolic."
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