Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder,
with a dash of the dictionary. Kahlil Gibran
Dead Poets Society
Director: Peter Weir
Release Date: 9 June 1989
Tagline:He was their inspiration. He made their lives
Lesson 1 - "O Captain! My Captain!"
Lesson 2 - Understanding Poetry
Meeting - "I went to the woods because I wished to live
deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if
I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die,
discover that I had not lived …"
To quote from Whitman, "O me! O life!... of the questions of
these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless... of cities
filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life?"
Answer. That you are here - that life exists, and identity; that the
powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. That the
powerful play "goes on" and you may contribute a verse. What will
your verse be?
Release Date: 29 April 1997
Tagline: Touched by Genius.
Cursed by Madness. Blinded by Love.
Rimbaud meets Verlaine and his family - "Do you think poets can learn from one another?" - "Only
if they're bad poets".
"I understood that what I needed to become the
first poet of this century is to experience everything in my body. It's no
longer enough for me to be one person, I decided to be everyone. i decided
to be a genious. I decided to originate the future".
Arthur Rimbaud has returned home - "This work
you doing... is it a kind of thing, that will lead to anything?" -
"Nevertheless it's a kind of work I do"