Film study of "The Truman Show" focusing on Visual Language. Lessons include thoroughly objectives, scripted slides, individual and collaborative student activities, and assessments with rubrics. Lessons touch on all aspects of Mise en Scene and Cinematography but focus most extensively on how setting, props, motifs, and camera distances and angles create a visual language that communicate meaning and reinforce themes. Incorporates the Fundamental Five instructional practices. Includes lesson frames, purposeful talking, purposeful writing, and research activities, creation of visual and written products, requires higher level thinking. Group activities appropriate for Kagan. Works best for classes with access to devices with cameras and keyboards that connect to the internet. Can be cut to 3 days by eliminating assessments or assigning homework.