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    • Jeri Graham-Mulder

      Dead Poets Society is a 1989 drama film starring Robin Williams and directed by Peter Weir. Set at a conservative and aristocratic boys prep school, it tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students to change their lives of conformity through his teaching of poetry and literature. The story is set at the fictional Welton Academy in Vermont in the 1950s, and was filmed at St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Delaware. The script, written by Tom Schulman, is based on his life at Montgomery Bell Academy, an all-boys preparatory school in Nashville, Tennessee. Plot Neil Perry (Robert Sean Leonard), Todd Anderson (Ethan Hawke), Knox Overstreet (Josh Charles), Charlie Dalton (Gale Hansen), Richard Cameron (Dylan Kussman), Steven Meeks (Allelon Ruggiero), and Gerard Pitts (James Waterston) are senior students of the Welton Academy prep school, whose ethos is defined by the headmaster Gale Nolan (Norman Lloyd) as "tradition, honour, discipline and excellence". Both Neil and Todd are under harsh parental pressure to become a doctor and a lawyer respectively, but Todd wants to be a writer.

    • Janet Nordine

      Dead Poets Society : 1989 - Great movie.. one of my most favorite movies.. Love Robin Williams... I want to see this movie again.. CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN!

    • Susan Johnson

      Carpe Diem - Seize the Day! Oh Captain, My Captain! Inspiring film 'Dead Poets Society' with Robin Williams. He was their inspiration. He made their lives extraordinary. Thank you Robin Williams. Having you in our lives made our lives extraordinary. You did Seize the Day! RIP. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veYR3ZC9wMQ

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