A period drama based on the real-life romance between 19th century British poet John Keats (Ben Wishaw) and his neighbor, Fanny (Abbie Cornish). Fanny wasn't interested in anything but fashion at first, but the two got to know each other better after Keats learned she was caring for her seriously ill brother. Their romance was cut short when Keats also became sick. Paul Schneider plays Keats' friend and confidant. Directed by Jane Campion. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2009.
Jane Campion in Bright Star
Isabel Archer (Nicole Kidman) is a free-thinking young American who travels to England to find herself. There, Isabel makes a connection with her sickly cousin, Ralph Touchett (Martin Donovan), who convinces his dying father to leave her a generous inheritance. But, Isabel's new wealth doesn't bring her the freedom she desires and, after making an unfortunate alliance with Madame Merle (Barbara Hershey), instead leads her into an unhappy marriage with Gilbert Osmond (John Malkovich). Directed by Jane Campion. With Viggo Mortensen, Mary-Louise Parker, Shelley Winters, Shelley Duvall and Christian Bale. Categories: Drama, Based on a Novel. Year: 1996.
Jane Campion in The Portrait of a Lady