Bright Star is a historical drama directed by Jane Campion. This movie is based on the last three years of the well known poet John Keats. The movie starts in 1818 in London, when a secret love story begins. The English poet John Keats (played by Ben Whishaw) falls in love with the girl next door, Fanny Brawne (played by Abbie Cornish) which was cut short by Keats’ untimely death at age 25…

US Release September 18th, 2009
UK Release November 6th, 2009
Australia Release December 26th, 2009


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