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Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society is a 1989 film which tells the story of an English teacher at a 1950s boys' school who inspires his students to overcome their reluctance to make changes in their lives. It stars Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard[?], Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles[?], Gale Hansen[?], James Waterston[?], Norman Lloyd[?] and Kurtwood Smith[?].

The movie was written by Tom Schulman[?] and directed by Peter Weir.

It won the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, and was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Robin Williams), Best Director and Best Picture.

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