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Dead Poets Society (1989)

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Plot  In 1959, shy Todd Anderson (Ethan Hawke) begins his senior year of high school at Welton Academy, an elite prep boarding school. He is assigned one of Welton's most promising students, Neil Perry (Robert Sean Leonard), as his roommate and is quickly accepted by Neil's friends: calm Knox Overstreet (Josh Charles), overachiever Richard Cameron (Dylan Kussman), best friends Steven Meeks (Allelon Ruggiero) and Gerard Pitts (James Waterston), and beatnik Charlie Dalton (Gale Hansen).

On the first day of classes, they are surprised by the unorthodox teaching methods of their new English teacher, Welton alumnus John Keating (Robin Williams), who encourages his students to "make your lives extraordinary", a sentiment he summarizes with the Latin expression ''carpe diem''. In subsequent lessons, he stands on his desk to teach the boys how they must look at life in a different way, tells them to rip out the introduction of their poetry books which explains a mathematical formula used f...
  

Director(s)

Peter Weir

Cast

Robin Williams
Robin Williams
John Keating
Robert Sean Leonard
Neil Perry
Ethan Hawke
Ethan Hawke
Todd Anderson
Josh Charles
Knox Overstreet
Norman Lloyd
Headmaster Gale Nolan
Kurtwood Smith
Mr. Perry
Dylan Kussman
Richard Cameron

Others

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