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A Beautiful Mind

 

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Multi-award-winning drama about a brilliant mathematician who suffered from schizophrenia.

 

With outstanding performances and rich in cinema techniques for detailed analysis

 

Contents

 

Teaching Guide

 

Study Guide

 

Introduction

3

Study Record

2

Suggested teaching plan

4

Plot Questions

3

Resources

5

Narrative structure

5

Plot

6

Studying the screenplay

6

Narrative Structure

8

Film Technique Checklist

8

Examining the Screenplay

10

Close Reading Checklist

9

Approaches to Close Reading

12

Close Reading Task Sheets

10

Filming and Screenplay

13

Detailed Analysis Opening Scenes

16

Scene by Scene commentary

14

Detailed Analysis Chase Scene

19

The Overall Picture

28

Links - Opening and Closing Scenes

22

Close Reading the Text

29

Characterisation Checklist

23

Analysis Opening Scenes

37

Approaches to Characterisation

24

Detailed Analysis Chase Scene

40

Discussion Points

25

Links - Opening and Closing Scenes

43

True or False?

26

Characterisation - Some Thoughts

44

Useful Quotations

29

Genre

46

The Complex Makeup of a Movie

32

True or False

48

Glossary of Film Terms

33

Character and Quotation Test

49

Scene-by-Scene Worksheets

35

Schizophrenia and Insulin Coma Therapy

52

Scene List

43

Interesting Facts

53

 

 

Cast, Crew, Locations

54

 

Unit Outline

55

 

 

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