Dead Poets Society
(DVD) 

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Published
Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Video, 2006.
Edition
Special edition ; widescreen.
ISBN
9780788853647, 0788853643
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 129 min. + extras) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Published
Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Video, 2006.
Format
DVD
Edition
Special edition ; widescreen.
Language
English
ISBN
9780788853647, 0788853643
UPC
786936239911

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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
General Note
Bonus features: "Dead Poets": a look back (featuring new interview footage with director Peter Weir, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, and many more; Raw takes ; Master of sound: Alan Splet (new interviews with David Lynch and Peter Weir) ; Cinematography master class (an interview and inspirational lighting workshop with cinematographer John Seale; Audio commentary (with director Peter Weir, cinematographer John Seale and writer Tom Schulman) ; Technical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, John Seale ; music by Maurice Jarre ; editor, William Anderson.
Participants/Performers
Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details
DVD, Widescreen version presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio (1.85:1).
Language
English or French language soundtracks (Dolby surround) ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards
Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Schulman).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Haft, S., Weir, P., Witt, P. J., Thomas, T., Schulman, T., Williams, R., Leonard, R. S., Hawke, E., & Jarre, M. (2006). Dead Poets Society (Special edition ; widescreen.). Touchstone Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven. Haft et al.. 2006. Dead Poets Society. Touchstone Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven. Haft et al.. Dead Poets Society Touchstone Home Video, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Haft, Steven., et al. Dead Poets Society Special edition ; widescreen., Touchstone Home Video, 2006.

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