Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge is a 1990 American drama film based on the novels by Evan S. Connell of the same name. It is directed by James Ivory, with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, and produced by Ismail Merchant.
The story of a traditionally minded family living in the Country Club District of Kansas City, Missouri, during the 1930s and 1940s. The Bridges grapple with changing mores and expectations. Mr. Bridge is a lawyer who resists his children's rebellion against the conservative values he holds dear. Mrs. Bridge labors to maintain a Pollyanna view of the world, against her husband's emotional distance and her children's eagerness to adopt a world view more modern than her own.
|author||Ruth Prawer Jhabvala|
|award||National Board of Review: Top Ten Films|
|keywords||conservatism conservative country club country club district kansas city pollyanna pollyanna principle|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actress|
|productionCompany||Cineplex Odeon Films Merchant Ivory Productions|
|publisher||Cineplex Odeon Films Miramax Films|