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Beautiful Dreamers

Directed by John Kent Harrison
Canada, 1990
Drama

Synopsis

When the superintendent of the Canadian insane asylum, Dr. Maurice Bucke, meets poet Walt Whitman, his life and that of his wife and patients is radically changed. Like Dr. Bucke, Whitman has avant-garde ideas on the subject of mental illness.

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Beautiful Dreamers Directed by John Kent Harrison

Awards & Festivals

Genie Awards

1991 | 4 nominations including: Best Achievement in Art Direction

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