Saturday, August 29, 2009

Bright Star Preview/Synopsis

Bright Star Sept 18

Directed by Oscar nominated Jane Campion ( The Piano, In The Cut ) Starring Ben Winshaw, Abbie Cornish, Paul Schneider, Kerry Fox, Thomas Sangster, Samuel Barnett, Richard Ashton-Griffiths. Written by Campion. Cinematography by Greig Fraser ( Spider ) Edited by Alexandre Franceschi ( The Painted Vail ) Original music by Mark Bradshaw ( The Mirage )

Bright Star is a romantic drama based on the 19th century poet John Keats ( Winshaw ) and his 3 year romance with his muse Fanny Brawne ( Cornish ) before he succumbed to tuberculosis at the young age of 25.

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some sensuality, brief language and incidental smoking.

Oscar chances ? Good to very good. Early screenings have been well recieved especially for Cornish. Possibles are also possible for Film, Director, Actor, Supporting Actor and Screenplay.

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