This British costume drama, based on the novel of the same name by E.M. Forster, is a classic story about rival families, love affairs and the preservation of an estate in the Edwardian era. Helen Schlegel falls for Paul Wilcox, but is rebuffed. Her sister Margaret becomes friends with his mother, who promises her the family house, Howards End. Unfortunately, after her death, the will disappears and it appears the inheritance will disappear. With a top cast, including Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter and Emma Thompson.