I watched 'Maurice' when I was a kid and I really liked it. It was one of the first films about homosexuality I have seen. I saw it again yesterday and I highly recommend it. It's very romantic, bittersweet story, according to wikipedia:
Maurice (pronounced Morris) is a 1987 British romantic drama film based on the novel of the same title by E. M. Forster. It is a tale of homosexual love in early 20th century England, following its main character Maurice Hall from his school days through university until he is united with his life partner.
Maurice was produced by Ismail Merchant via Merchant Ivory Productions and Film Four International, directed by James Ivory, and written by Ivory and Kit Hesketh-Harvey, with cinematography was by Pierre Lhomme.
The film stars James Wilby as Maurice, Hugh Grant as Clive and Rupert Graves as Alec. The supporting cast included Denholm Elliott as Dr Barry,Simon Callow as Mr Ducie, Billie Whitelaw as Mrs Hall, and Ben Kingsley