Donne - a tortured soul

Donne - a tortured soul

A film by Malcolm Hossick about the 17th century English poet John Donne. Born into a Catholic family and well educated, after a disastrous marriage against the social norms of the day, Donne's ensuing life was complicated and fascinating. The film by Malcolm Hossick charts his course and reveals his astonbishing talents. 2020 dur:52'

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    John Donne was born in 1572 into a well off catholic family. After a careful education he soon became recognised as one of the wittiest and most imaginative writers of love poetry of his age. In a society which had Shakespeare as it's major daramatist this was no mean accolade. However his life w...