Dead Poets Society

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Dead Poets Society
Directed by Peter Weir
Produced by Steven Haft
Paul Junger Witt
Tony Thomas
Written by Tom Schulman
Starring Robin Williams
Music by Maurice Jarre
Cinematography John Seale
Editing by William M. Anderson
Studio Touchstone Pictures
Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures
Release date(s)June 2, 1989 (1989-06-02)
Running time 128 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $16.4 million
Money made $235,860,116[1]

Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama movie directed by Peter Weir and starring Robin Williams.

It is set at the conservative and aristocratic Welton Academy in Vermont in 1959,[2] it tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry. The movie was critically acclaimed and was nominated for many awards.

The script was written by Tom Schulman. It is based on his life at the Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tennessee. Filming took place at St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Delaware.

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