Queer Film Blogathon: Where Maurice Fits

James Wilby, Rupert Graves, and Hugh Grant in Maurice.

In 1987 a trio of relatively unknown British actors – James Wilby, Hugh Grant, and Rupert Graves – starred in James Ivory’s adaptation of E.M. Forester’s novel Maurice. Written in 1914, Maurice was not published until 1971 after Forester’s death and it is considered to be a minor work. Ivory’s film would lead you to believe otherwise.

Some spoilers follow.

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