Thursday, February 25, 2010

Look What Came in the Mail Today...

After watching the movie Bright Star, based on a portion of Keats's life, I decided to treat myself to both the soundtrack and a book of his letters to Fanny. *sigh* They arrived today, together. In fact, I'm listening to the soundtrack right now, as I type this.

Here's a sampling of it. What's utterly unique about this is that the soundtrack contains fragments of actual Keats poetry/letters, or lines from the movie (as read by the actor). Random question: Why does EVERYTHING sound better, wrapped inside a British accent? *sigh again*.

By the way, I feel the same way about these wonderful movie tie-ins as I did about Emma Thompson's personal diary of her experience with Sense & Sensibility (which I HIGHLY recommend. That woman is the epitome of wit. Such a fun diary to read!).

Just wanted to share my movie-related "finds" with all of you. May your day be filled with little bits of poetry. Keats, or otherwise...


  1. This sounds great. How did you like the movie?

  2. LOVED the movie. (I posted the trailer in the "Ode to Keats" entry a couple of days ago - it'll give you an even better idea of what the movie's like). I highly recommend it. Beautifully-filmed and well-acted. A movie that really stays with you long after you see it...*sigh* again, lol.

  3. Haven't seen the movie but would like to!