Maurice Reviews

July 27, 2018
This elegant, heart-rending romance is now ripe for the reclaiming as a gay landmark.
July 26, 2018
Maurice is a candid, lucid, passionate film.
June 1, 2017
With compassion, humor and detachment, James Ivory's superb film of E.M. Forster's "Maurice" takes us into the complacent, fixed world of Britain's privileged classes in the years immediately before World War I.
May 16, 2017
Wilby cracks the character's genteel surface, releasing bursts of fear, pride, and relief. His Maurice is neither martyr nor saint, radical only in his choice to pursue happiness.
May 20, 2003
Maurice' paints a subtly scathing portrait of polite society, a portrait affording many opportunities for cameo acting triumphs.
January 1, 2000
It's woozy, unadulterated romance, an intoxicating tuxedo-ripper set against the elegant priggishness of England's post-Edwardian gentry.
January 1, 2000
Merchant and Ivory tell this story in a film so handsome to look at and so intelligently acted that it is worth seeing just to regard the production.