Bright Star

(2009)

Overview

In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to the taciturn Keats. Although he agrees to teach her about poetry, Keats cannot act on his reciprocated feelings for Fanny, since as a struggling poet he has no money to support a wife.

  1. Jane Campion

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Abbie Cornish

    Abbie Cornish

    Fanny Brawne

  2. Ben Whishaw

    Ben Whishaw

    John Keats

  3. Paul Schneider

    Paul Schneider

    Mr. Brown

  4. Kerry Fox

    Kerry Fox

    Mrs. Brawne

  5. Edie Martin

    Edie Martin

    Toots

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Bright Star
Bright Star

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 5, 2009
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue -

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