Poetry reveals that we were individuals who shone for a moment. We lived. We experienced, as fully as we could, even through movies that enveloped us fully with all the fervor and depth of being of the most passionate thinkers\\u2014the dead poets.
In the 30 years since the boarding school dram debuted, the poets have moved on, but the experience of filming Dead Poets Society and working with the legendary Williams, who tragically committed suicide in 2014, has stayed with them throughout their careers.
24. In the very first scene with Keating and the seven poets, Weir instructed Williams to read a bit of Shakespeare aloud and then have the cast improvise it from there. \"I had two cameras going, obviously, and I just said, 'Boys, this is not a scripted scene.,\" he told Premiere. \"Treat Robin as your teacher and react accordingly, and don't forget that it's 1959.'\"
25. Kussman took a gamble during his meeting with Weir before he was even officially cast as Richard Cameron: he pointed out something in the script that didn't feel true to the character, completely altering the final scene, which initially had all of the poets standing on their desks. 59ce067264