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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
15
Cast
Directors
James Ivory.
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Running Time
140 minutes

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Maurice
Mechant Ivory out in force for a very repressed adventure.


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Plot
The life of a Cambridge homosexual in repressed times.


Review
E. M. Forster's novel about ëthe unforgivable vice of the Greeks' is brought to the screen in typical Merchant Ivory style.

Rich in atmosphere, its leisurely pace dwells on repressed passions in Edwardian society as James Wilby's Maurice falls for charismatic Cambridge chum Clive Durham (Hugh Grant), only to find him insistent on platonic love.


Verdict
One of Merchant Ivoryís finest.


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An excellent period piece which perfectly captures the dreadfully lonely perspective of a homosexual man living in Edwardian England and trying to cope with his hidden sexuality. ... More

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