A blog dedicated to the 1985 Merchant Ivory film: A Room with a View. Aiming to capture the beautiful subtleties of the actors' performances, share the music and show the best of the scenery (and costumes). This is a fledgling blog and a willing fellow ARWAVian as co-author would be greatly appreciated.
Life is easy to chronicle, but bewildering to practice.
Of course, it must be a wonderful building. But how like a barn! And how cold! Of course, it contained frescoes by Giotto, in the presence of whose tactile values she was capable of feeling what was proper. But who was to tell her which they were? She walked about disdainfully, unwilling to be enthusiastic over monuments of uncertain authorship or date. There was no one even to tell her which, of all the sepulchral slabs that paved the nave and transepts, was the one that was really beautiful, the one that had been most praised by Mr. Ruskin.