FILM: Bright Star
London 1818: a secret love affair begins between 23 year old English poet, John Keats, and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, an outspoken student of fashion. Ben Whishaw stars as John Keats in this romantic drama based on the intensely absorbing romance between the 19th century poet and his unlikely lover. Together they rode a wave of romantic obsession that deepened as their troubles mounted. Only Keats's illness proved insurmountable for them.
Running time: 119 minutes