Maurice (1987)

Set against the stifling conformity of pre-World War I English society, E.M. Forster's Maurice is a story of coming to terms with one's sexuality and identity in the face of disapproval and misunderstanding. Maurice Hall and Clive… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 1, 1987
DVD Release Date: February 24, 2004
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rita Kempley
Washington Post

It's woozy, unadulterated romance, an intoxicating tuxedo-ripper set against the elegant priggishness of England's post-Edwardian gentry.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Probably Merchant-Ivory's best film.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A beautifully photographed film with top-drawer performances from a fine cast.

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Christopher Null

ultimately it keeps us engaged and reasonably entertained

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Is being gay really this boring?
Sylvester Kuo
So bored. A story of a young man trying to understand his sexuality, extremely boring but otherwise it has great costumes and a young Hugh Grant.
Tom Ericksen
This is a Gay 101 movie -- Everyone should see -- The love was real, and it is a true story --
Cameron Johnson
James Ivory was so well-known for outrageously British and ultimately somewhat inconsequential period dramas, so I wouldn't be too surprised if he made a… More