Dead Poets Society (1989)

Dead Poets Society (1989)
  • Time: 128 min
  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Peter Weir
  • Cast: Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard


Dead Poets Society tells the story of boarding school students who grow an extremely close bond with their English professor. The professor, John Keating, tells them of a secret society of people who go against the status quo and encourages them to each go on their own path and ‘seize the day.’

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  • If you say that it’s Robin Williams’ best film ever, and without doubt one of his best performances, you will not hear me object to it! Cause I would agree. Williams does a magnificent job. Because usually he covers his characters with too much funny faces and joking around, so that it gets a bit tiring after a while. But in “Dead Poets Society”, he masterfully combines his genious comedy-talent with his more serious side of acting and it’s a winning combination.

    Peter Weir’s directing is awesome, and the combination of a great story, excellent acting from all actors involved, solid camerawork and both humour and drama, makes this one of my all time highs! If you want a film where you can sit back and just watch without thinking, then do NOT see this film. However, if you wish to see a film that shows us to never underestimate ourselves and to always strive for the best, this is the film for you. A great inspirational and moving film!

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