Release date: Friday September 18, 2009
Running time: 119 min.
Director: Jane Campion
Studio: TVA Films/Apparition
Producer(s): Jane Campion, Jan Chapman, Caroline Hewitt
Screenplay: Jane Campion
Cast: Ben Whishaw, Abbie Cornish, Thomas Sangster, Paul Schneider, Kerry Fox, Samuel Roukin, Samuel Barnett
Official Site: brightstar-movie.com
Rating: PG for thematic elements, some sensuality, brief language and incidental smoking
Available film art: Bright Star movie posters
The tragic but intensely passionate love affair between Romantic poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw) and the radiant Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish) is detailed in this romantic period drama from critically acclaimed writer/director Jane Campion.