The Remains of the Day
USA, 1993, 134 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Based on a Book, Drama, Romance, Social Issues
Presented as part of the HELP WANTED series in Partnership with One Book, One Denver
35mm presentation - Dutiful butler Stevens (Anthony Hopkins) dedicates himself wholly to tending Lord Darlington's (James Fox) house, turning a blind eye to Darlington's Nazi sympathies. When housekeeper Miss Kenton (Emma Thompson) tries to coax Stevens out of his staid shell, his reluctance may cost him dearly. He finally seeks out Miss Kenton later in life, but is it too late? This Merchant-Ivory period drama was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture.
DIRECTOR: James Ivory
Principal Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Christopher Reeve
US Distributor: Columbia Pictures