Bright Star (2010) Bright Star , Jane Campion's drama about the 19th-century romance between poet John Keats and his muse Fanny Brawne, is so stately it's almost inert.…
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Bright Star (2010)

Bright Star, Abbie Cornish, ... | BRIGHT STAR Abbie Cornish and Ben Whishaw dance the day away
BRIGHT STAR Abbie Cornish and Ben Whishaw dance the day away
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Jan 26, 2010; DVD Release Date: Jan 26, 2010; Movie Rated: PG; Genres: Drama, Romance; With: Abbie Cornish and Ben Whishaw

Bright Star, Jane Campion's drama about the 19th-century romance between poet John Keats and his muse Fanny Brawne, is so stately it's almost inert. But if you've got an incurable sweet tooth for chaste hand-holding cut tragically short by tubercular coughs, then get ready to swoon. The best EXTRA is a deleted scene that's so devastating, it deserved to make the final cut. B-

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Originally posted Jan 20, 2010 Published in issue #1087 Jan 29, 2010 Order article reprints