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Dead Poets Society
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Dead Poets Society (1989)

8.1 PG
Genre: Drama
Release Date: June. 02,1989
Duration: 128min
Country: US
Original Language: en
Director: Peter Weir
Plot: "Carpe diem" and poetry are two ways that a new instructor at a rigorous boarding school motivates his students. He exhorts people to defy authority and pursue their goals. In order to recite poems and express themselves, the students organize a covert club. However, there are repercussions for their behavior, and the school and their parents are putting pressure on them. The poignant play Dead Poets Society is about friendship and liberation.
Cast: Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Gale Hansen, Josh Charles
Keywords: friendship, coming of age, teacher, professor, poetry, philosophy, literature, individual, vermont, school play

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