|aDead Poets Society|h[videorecording]/|cTouchstone 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.
|aBurbank, Calif. :|b Touchstone Home Video :|b distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment,|c
|aWidescreen version presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio (1.85:1).
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 1989.
|aDirector of photography, John Seale ; music by Maurice Jarre ; editor, William Anderson.
|aRobin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke.
|aRobin 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.
|aMPAA rating: PG.
|aEnglish or French language soundtracks (Dolby surround) ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
|aAcademy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Schulman).
|aBoarding school students|zUnited States |v Drama.