Exclusive: Bright Star Clip

A slice of Jane Campion loveliness

Exclusive: Bright Star Clip

by Phil de Semlyen |
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No one captures the gentle melancholy of the human condition like Michael Bay Jane Campion, and Bright Star, the tale of John Keats' tragic love affair with Fanny Brawne, is arguably her finest since The Piano.

Set during the final two years of the young poet's life and with a title taken from the opening line of a Keats sonnet, Bright Star is awash with romance, heartache and heaving bosoms. As this clip shows, Campion's direction has lost none of its poetry as Keats (Ben Whishaw) and Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish) correspond and daydream in a field of bluebells.

Aside from the clip, we also have some new stills from Bright Star, or you can wait until it's out in cinemas on Friday 6th November.

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