Sunday, July 31, 2011
If you're a sucker for poetry and or romantic historical dramas add Bright Star to your watch list. The film dramatizes the famous 19th century British poet John Keats' tragic life and romance. In love with his neighbor, their relationship inspires both him and love interest Fanny Brawne as they take on new creative heights. More than the compelling story, Bright Star is an exceptional period piece for it's great sense of style. There are quite a few cinematic moments that make watching Bright Star visually stunning. Watch it for the romance and learn a bit about poetry history too. [If you like this, you may also enjoy the following DVDs: The New World, Becoming Jane, Mansfield Park, Little Dorrit, Amélie.] -- recommended by Glory B. - Bennett Martin Public Library
[ Internet Movie Database entry for this film ] | [ official Bright Star movie web site ]
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