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Jane Campion

Jane Campion fell in love with Andrew Motion’s biography of John Keats, and knew that to do justice to a cinematic rendering of the ailing Romantic poet’s chaste love affair with the headstrong, rebellious Fanny Brawne she would have to study hard. “I fell to my knees having read Motion’s biography,” Campion explains. “I was in awe of this story and the courage of these young people to go through what they do to face a certain end.”

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