Director: James Ivory
Year of production: 1993
Length: 134 min.
Country of production: United Kingdom, United State of America
Language: English (Japanese subtitles)
Genre: Drama, History
In 1958, an old man named Stevens, loyal head butler at Darlington Hall begins a “motoring trip” across the sea of England, heading to a meeting with Miss Kenton, previously housekeeper at Darlington Hall, after a letter where she hints her unhappy marriage. Considering his past with Miss Kenton, he wants to convince her to resume her job under the hall’s new owner, a retired American congressman. Based on the novel by Nobel Prize-winning British writer Kazuo Ishiguro, the film adaption (1993) was nominated for eight Academy Awards.