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The Resource Dead Poets Society, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Silver Screen Partners IV ; a Steven Haft production in association with Witt-Thomas Productions ; a Peter Weir film ; written by Tom Schulman ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)

Dead Poets Society, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Silver Screen Partners IV ; a Steven Haft production in association with Witt-Thomas Productions ; a Peter Weir film ; written by Tom Schulman ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)

Label
Dead Poets Society
Title
Dead Poets Society
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Silver Screen Partners IV ; a Steven Haft production in association with Witt-Thomas Productions ; a Peter Weir film ; written by Tom Schulman ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas ; directed by Peter Weir
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Schulman).
Cataloging source
NVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale ; music by Maurice Jarre ; editor, William Anderson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English or French language soundtracks (Dolby surround) ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke
Runtime
129
Technique
live action
Label
Dead Poets Society, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Silver Screen Partners IV ; a Steven Haft production in association with Witt-Thomas Productions ; a Peter Weir film ; written by Tom Schulman ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
2171318
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 129 min.)
Isbn
9781558908871
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951000682
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15092
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40924552
  • (OCoLC)40924552
System details
DVD, Widescreen version presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio (1.85:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dead Poets Society, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Silver Screen Partners IV ; a Steven Haft production in association with Witt-Thomas Productions ; a Peter Weir film ; written by Tom Schulman ; produced by Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas ; directed by Peter Weir, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
2171318
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 129 min.)
Isbn
9781558908871
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951000682
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15092
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40924552
  • (OCoLC)40924552
System details
DVD, Widescreen version presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio (1.85:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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