Bright Star (2009)

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Bright Star (2009)

PG 119 min - Drama, Romance - 5 November 2009

In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to the taciturn Keats. Although he agrees to teach her about poetry, Keats cannot act on his reciprocated feelings for Fanny, since as a struggling poet he has no money to support a wife.

Director:  Jane Campion
Director of Photography:  Greig Fraser
Original Music Composer:  Mark Bradshaw
Author:  Andrew Motion
Writers:  Jane Campion.

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Storyline

In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to the taciturn Keats. Although he agrees to teach her about poetry, Keats cannot act on his reciprocated feelings for Fanny, since as a struggling poet he has no money to support a wife.


Collections: Jane Campion

Tagline: First love burns brightest.

Genres: Drama, Romance

Details

Country:   United Kingdom France Australia
Language:  French, English
Release Date:  5 November 2009

Box Office

Budget:  $10,000,000

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 59 min

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