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Title 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.

Imprint Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Dead    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 129 min. + extras) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital.
Cast Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke.
Credits Director of photography, John Seale ; music by Maurice Jarre ; editor, William Anderson.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Summary 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.
Awards Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Schulman).
Note Bonus features: "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) ; Technical trailer.
Language Dialogue in English or dubbed French; closed-captioned.
Subject Teacher-student relationships -- Drama.
Boarding school students -- United States -- Drama.
English teachers -- United States -- Drama.
Boarding schools -- United States -- Drama.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Williams, Robin, 1951 July 21-2014.
Haft, Steven.
Weir, Peter, 1944-
Witt, Paul Junger, 1941-2018.
Thomas, Tony, 1947-
Schulman, Tom.
Leonard, Robert Sean, 1969-
Hawke, Ethan, 1970-
Jarre, Maurice, 1924-2009.
Silver Screen Partners IV.
Witt-Thomas Productions.
Touchstone Pictures.
Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0788853643
Standard No. 786936239911
Music No. 35171 Touchstone Home Video

 
    
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