Beautiful Dreamers

(2008)

Item #: AH3315


1. Your Selected Format

Size Product Type
27" x 40" (68.6cm x 101.6cm) Poster
View Additional Products and Sizes

2. Customize Your Product



















$19.99
Add to CartAvailable - Usually Ships Within 5 To 7 Business Days


All Products

(2 Total)

View by Size:  

Getting , please wait.
Synopsis: Maurice Bucke is a young Canadian physician who runs the London Insane Asylum. After a chance meeting with poet Walt Whitman, both men discover their mutual outrage for current treatment of the mentally ill. Bucke persuades Whitman to visit his asylum in order to try Whitman's theory of human compassion on the asylum's inmates. However, Bucke runs into opposition from the local townspeople, scandalized by Whitman's radical reputation. Fairly humdrum with a larger-than-life performance by Torn as Whitman. Based on Whitman's visit to Canada in 1880.
 
Directed by: John Kent Harrison
Cast: Rip Torn, Colm Feore, Wendel Meldrum, Sheila McCarthy, Colin Fox