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Dead Poets Society [videorecording] / 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.

Weir, Peter, 1944- (Added Author). Haft, Steven. (Added Author). Witt, Paul Junger, 1941- (Added Author). Thomas, Tony, producer. (Added Author). Schulman, Tom. (Added Author). Williams, Robin, 1952- (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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  • 21 of 22 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Guilford Smith Library - South Windham.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Guilford Smith Library - South Windham DVD DEA (Text to phone) 24059034049849 Adult DVD Available -

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General Note:
Widescreen version presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
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.
Language Note:
English or French language soundtracks (Dolby surround) ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Award for 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.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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