The following 6-page document is a study guide movie packet to guide a viewer's analysis of the 2002 film "Hero" directed by Zhang Yimou. The study guide can be used for study in an English or film studies class. The first page provides a cast and crew list and a background and introduction to the film. The second page provides a notes page for viewers to write their notes. The third and fourth pages provide comprehension questions that actively challenge viewers to analyze the work's story and style. The fifth page provides discussion questions on the work's characterization, conflict, sound, ideologies, motifs, and themes. The sixth page is a genre study, asking students to analyze what characteristics of wu xia films are evident in "Hero."
A multiple choice quiz that can be used as a summative assessment on the film is available as a separate purchase.