LAST NIGHT, THERE was an open-air screening of Dead Poets Society in Merrion Square following the death of Robin Williams.
At the climax of the film – the O Captain, My Captain scene as Robin Williams leaves the classroom and the boys stand on tables – something very special happened.
The whole crowd got to their feet as Williams left the room.
Many people recited the famous closing lines of the movie.
Eoin Kernan captured the emotional standing ovation on video:
What a moment.
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