The following eight-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Wes Anderson-directed 2014 comedy drama The Grand Budapest Hotel. 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, five, six, and seven contain comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's acting style, camera movement, cinematography, conflict, connotation, costume design, editing, foreshadowing, genre analysis, humor, ideologies, idioms, inferences, irony, mise en scene, motifs, plot, set design, setting, story, sound, style, symbolism, and themes. The eighth page contains discussion questions on the work's acting, auteur analysis, characterization, style, themes, and tone.
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.