Having a Room with a View...0001

Having a Room with a View...0001 - Caitlin Bartley FILM...

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Caitlin Bartley FILM 3043 April 15,2008
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drama, period reconstruction and literary adaptation.,,1 A Room with a View embodies the After having dinner one night and complaining about her room without a view, she is <- informed by the eccentric father and son, known as the Emerson¥s, that she and Charlotte
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met another man named Cecil Vyse. Cecil asks for her hand in marriage, and the two 1 become engaged. Later on we discover that Cecil has met the same ~ ;adical Emerson's that Lucy knew in Italy, and have invited them to stay in his villa after they Since A Room with a View is considered a heritage film, there are key features that we must acknowledge and how the film was made. "In a e typical of the heritage industry, these key films in the national cinema of the 1980s are fascinated by private property, the culture and values of a particular class.,,2 This film portrays the middle and 2 Higson, Andrew. "Re-Presenting the National Past: Nostalgia and Patiche in the Heritage Film. Fires Were Started: British Cinema and Thatcherism. 2 nd ed., ed. Lester Friedman. London: Wallflower Press, 2006.
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ideals and not to question or challenge anything, but this film is able to illustrate the more liberal ideals with characters that are willing to step outside their boundaries.
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  • Spring '08
  • PETERSON,JENNIFER
  • British Film Institute, Cinema of the United Kingdom, Lester Friedman, Wallflower Press, heritage film

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