When it premiered at this years Cannes, Bright Star was on the recieving end of much praise for it's portrayal of the love affiar between poet John Keats and his neighbour and muse Fanny Brawne.
Written and directed by Jane Campion (The Piano), the film stars Ben Whishaw as the 23-year old poet and Abbie Cornish as his 18 year-old love, with whom he shared a passionate and intense romance, brought to an untimely end due to Keats' death at the age of 25.
Check out the clips below, courtesy of Collider;
Another load of soppy romanitc drivel for the Notebook crowd? Or a well balanced tragedy involving star-crossed lovers which will transcend the standard romantic piffle? We are firmly convinced of the latter, but only cos the film made us cry... Did we say that out loud?
Bright Star is released in cinemas 6th November.
Fan of Campion? Still not forgiven her for In The Cut ? Let us know.
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