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Dead Poets Society / Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Silver Screen Partners IV ; a Steven Haft production in association with Witt-Thomas Productions ; a Peter Weir film ; written by Tom Schulman ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas ; directed by Peter Weir.

Haft, Steven. (Added Author). Weir, Peter, 1944- (Added Author). Witt, Paul Junger, 1943- (Added Author). Thomas, Tony, 1947- (Added Author). Schulman, Tom. (Added Author). Williams, Robin, 1951-2014 (Added Author). Leonard, Robert Sean, 1969- (Added Author). Hawke, Ethan, 1970- (Added Author). Jarre, Maurice. (Added Author). Silver Screen Partners IV. (Added Author). Witt-Thomas Productions (Added Author). Touchstone Pictures. (Added Author). Touchstone Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke. (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0788853643
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 129 min. + extras) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special edition.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Video : 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Special features include: "Dead Poets": a look back (featuring new interview footage with director Peter Weir, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, and many more; Raw takes; Master of sound: Alan Splet (new interviews with David Lynch and Peter Weir); Cinematography master class (an interview and inspirational lighting workshop with cinematographer John Seale; Audio commentary with director Peter Weir, cinematographer John Seale and writer Tom Schulman); Theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Seale ; music by Maurice Jarre ; editor, William Anderson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke.
Summary, etc.:
Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 televisions) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Language tracks in English or dubbed French.
Awards Note:
Academy Award, 1999: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Schulman).
Subject: Teacher-student relationships > Drama.
Boarding school students > United States > Drama.
English teachers > United States > Drama.
Boarding schools > United States > Drama.
Private schools > United States > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Videos (DVD)

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