Top 12 #poetfilms of all time

To celebrate the #poetfilms thread on Twitter, here’s my list of the top 12 poet films ever made.
  • Carol-Ann Duffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Marlowe and Me
  • Bunyan Clyde
  • From Lear to Eternity
  • Whitman Can’t Jump
  • Rimbaud (starring Sylvester Stallone)
  • Shallow Graves
  • Coleridge over the River Kwai
  • Raiders of the Frost Ark
  • Look Hughes Talking
  • Sophie’s Joyce
  • The Edward Thomas Crown Affair


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