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Overall B

This period drama explores the romantic life of the romantic poet John Keats (played by Ben Wishaw), who fell in love with Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish), much to the disapproval of family, friends and proper society.

Violence B
Sexual Content B
Profanity A-
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, some sensuality, brief language and incidental smoking.

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Bright Star

Tuberculosis, which was often called Consumption, was almost an epidemic during the 1800s. Although not much was understood about the disease then, it was believed to be contagious. Why do you think John Keats took the risk of visiting his brother? What does that say about his character? What other people put relationships before their own health?

Click here to learn more about the poet John Keats and his real friend Charles Brown.