The following seven-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Bruce Beresford-directed 2000 action wuxia drama film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. This study guide can be used in an English or film studies classroom. The first page contains a list of cast and crew and a background and introduction on the film. The second page is a page that allows viewers to jot and take down their own notes. Pages three, four, and five contain comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's camera movement, cinematography, (internal and external) conflict, connotation, costume design, editing, idioms, inferences, motifs, plot, sound, setting, slow motion, story, sound, style, symbolism, and themes. The sixth page contains discussion questions on the work's acting, characterization, idioms, locations, motifs, symbols, and themes. The seventh and final page is a genre study that has students analyze the subject matter, style/technique, and ideologies of wuxia films.
This packet can be used as a formative assessment to prepare students for the summative assessment of a multiple choice quiz that is available as a separate purchase.