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[on editing Maurice
(1987)] The film had a very different form in the screenplay, in editing it became a straight narrative. In the screenplay a lot of the story was treated as a flashback, so we ended with many scenes we had no room for. A lot of those scenes were in the Criterion DVD, I don't know whether the new DVD being made by Cohen Media will include them. I imagine they will also be there...
From 1965 to 2005, he & his producer Ismail Merchant
enjoyed a collaboration that is probably unequaled in movie history for its success and consistency. In 1987, the pair's accomplishments were honored at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. premiere of Maurice
(1987), attended by scores of their devotees, including Christopher Reeve
, Sam Waterston
, Greta Scacchi
and even U.S. Senator Daniel