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belladog



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:50 pm    Post subject: Bright Star movie Reply with quote

I was not sure where to post this question,
but has anyone on this forum seen this movie?

http://www.brightstar-movie.com/

I watched the trailer it looks beautiful, lush,
just wondering, as it did not play in my town
I will order the dvd when available, love british
period movies, esp. historical drama, fact based.
Ben Whishaw somewhat resembles the late
Nick Drake, and John Keats reminds me
of Nick in that both died in their 20's, both
died thinking they were failures, gaining fame
after death and both wrote so wonderfully on
the beauty of nature.

Anyway just wondering as it got rave reviews
but I know no one who has seen it. Seems like the
sytle of movie that might appeal to someone here.
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scribble



Joined: 22 Apr 2009
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Location: walking the quiet lanes of Pleasureville

PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I remember seeing the preview on tv 2 wks. ago and wanting to watch the film. I also love this genre and this movie looks gorgeous. And with the combination of Keats as a main character and Jane Campion at the helm, I was sold.

I thought Ben Whishaw (another RADA grad, btw) was great in Brideshead Revisited and I'm Not There and I think he's perfectly cast as Keats in this one.

Unfortunately, it's only showing in a couple of theaters that are far from where I live, so I think I may have to wait for the DVD as well.

Thanks for sharing the link, the 'production scrapbook' is fascinating and beautiful. Smile
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belladog



Joined: 17 Aug 2006
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had hoped to see this movie on the big theatre screen, but
have to wait for the dvd release.
I was so taken by the movie trailer and other clips
that I did not see the link to "production scrapbook"
at the other site, thanks for pointing it out scribble.
It is so sweet the example of the ways
they folded their notes/letters/valentines to each other, very pretty.
I wish people still did little things like that these days.
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