Directed by James Ivory (not rated; 117 minutes). Based on the novel by E.M. Forster. A young English woman traveling through Italy with a stern chaperone struggles between strict, old-fashioned Victorian values and new, more liberal principles. Sponsored jointly by the Yale Film Study Center and the Yale Center for British Art.
Directed by Stanley Kubrick (rated PG; 184 minutes). An Irish rogue travels the Continent, winning the heart of a rich widow and assuming her dead husband's position as an eighteenth-century aristocrat. Sponsored jointly by the Yale Film Study Center and the Yale Center for British Art.
Directed by David Lean (not rated; 100 minutes). While vacationing in Venice, an unmarried American woman's dream of romance finally becomes a bittersweet reality when she meets a handsome but married Italian man.
Directed by William Wyler (not rated; 118 minutes). A modern-day princess resists fulfilling her royal obligations and decides to explore Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman seeking an exclusive story. He feigns ignorance of her true identity but his plan fails as they fall in love.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 6:30 pm
Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY
Yale Club of New York Lecture
Scott Wilcox, Chief Curator of Art Collections and Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, Yale Center for British Art
This talk presents the detective story behind the exhibition of a time capsule from the eighteenth century. Organized in association with the Yale Club of New York, the lecture will take place at the Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, and is open to Yale Club of New York members. For information please contact the Yale Club of New York (firstname.lastname@example.org | +1 212 716 2133).
Directed by Alexander Korda (not rated; 125 minutes). Set against the back-drop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century, "That Hamilton Woman" is a gripping account of the scandalous affair between the British Royal Navy officer Lord Horatio Nelson and the renowned beauty Emma, Lady Hamilton, the wife of the British ambassador, Sir William Hamilton.
Directed by Luchino Visconti (rated PG; 131 minutes). Abroad on a rest holiday, composer Gustav von Aschenbach is reserved and civilized to the rest of the world, but the sight of someone who inspires him to give way to a secret passion foreshadows his doom.