James Ivory

James Ivory

director, writer, producer

James Ivory was born on Jun 07, 1928 in USA. James Ivory's big-screen debut came with The Sword and the Flute directed by James Ivory in 1959. James Ivory is known for Call Me by Your Name directed by Luca Guadagnino, Armie Hammer stars as Oliver and Timothée Chalamet as Elio. James Ivory has got 51 awards and 60 nominations so far. The most recent award James Ivory achieved is David di Donatello Awards. The upcoming new movie James Ivory plays is Call Me by Your Name which will be released on Jan 19, 2018.

The main part of his few movies were filmed in the quarter of a century in which he worked closely together with the Indian producer Ismail Merchant and the German writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. His first films are all set in India and are very much influenced by the style of Satyajit Ray and Jean Renoir. After this period, he filmed three stories in New York and then dedicated his work to the great works of the English literature which made him internationally famous. Examples of this period are Les Européens (1979) and Les Bostoniennes (1984) by Henry James, Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980) by Jane Austen, Quartet (1981) by Jean Rhys or Chambre avec vue... (1985) and Maurice (1987) by E.M. Forster.

  • Birthday

    Jun 07, 1928
  • Place of Birth

    Berkeley, California, USA
  • Also known


Known For


51 wins & 60 nominations

David di Donatello Awards
Best Adapted Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura Non Originale)
Winner - David
Best Producer (Migliore Produttore)
Winner - David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Winner - David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Winner - David
Academy Awards, USA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Winner - Oscar
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