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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Robin Williams
Robert Sean Leonard
Ethan Hawke
Gale Hansen
Josh Charles
Directors
Peter Weir
Screenwriters
Tom Schulman
Running Time
129 minutes

Dead Poets Society
Robin Williams is the inspiring English teacher in this moving and beautifully directed screen gem


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Plot
English teacher John Keating returns to the 50s prep school where he was once a student. His unorthodox teaching methods shock his fellow staff members, but inspire his pupils to think beyond the dull, white collar careers ahead of them. But their experiments with freedom come at a price...


Verdict
Beautifully directed and with an Oscar-winning story, Dead Poets is an often overlooked screen gem. Itís notable also for a baby-faced Ethan Hawke and a premium performance from Robin Williams.


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