The following seven-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Jane Campion-directed 1993 romantic drama period film The Piano. 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, and six contain comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's allusions, camera movement, cinematography, (internal and external) conflict, costume design, editing, inferences, plot, sound, setting, story, style, symbolism, and themes. The seventh page contains discussion questions on the work's acting, allusions, characterization, critical reception, motifs, and themes.
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