Maurice

Maurice

DVD - 2017
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E.M. Forster's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California :, Entertainment One Film USA LLC,, [2017]
Edition: 30th anniversary restoration
Copyright Date: ℗2017
ISBN: 9781417249145
1417249145
Call Number: DVD F MAUR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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(2017 reissue) Maurice (pronounced "Morris") is an Edwardian-era Cambridge student who falls in love with fellow student Clive. Grappling with the societal norms of the times, the two struggle to advance their relationship. When all seems hopeless, Maurice's fortunes change when he be... Read More »


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rationallady
Jun 19, 2016

Yes, it is a surprisingly happy ending for a homosexual story printed after E. M. Forester's death. Great acting-even by Hugh Grant. Merchant-Ivory again create the past: Edwardian era at Cambridge.

eascencio Jul 10, 2014

Great story! The movie makes me want to read the book. I was pleasantly surprise by the cast and their great roles. It was great to see a period piece where gay characters love each other and want to be happy!

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petehoover98118
Feb 09, 2014

Loved it. Had a hard time with the dialect though

HAROLDJOHN Jan 25, 2013

Beautiful movie on many levels.

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join
Jul 31, 2012

Homosexual movie.

jmmason Oct 24, 2011

Worthwhile viewing from Merchant/Ivory. This classic gay love story by E.M.Forster about an upper-crust master and a game-runner actually has a happy ending. Watch Hugh Grant portray a closet homosexual: what a stretch. See Rupert Graves' bush and tush. Quite a stretch.

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