Sunset Song: Film Guide

Sunset Song
Sunset Song




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A film guide that looks at Sunset Song (2015), an adaptation of a classic Scottish novel about a young farmer girl's coming of age at the beginning of the 20th century.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including English, Film Studies, History and PSHE Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding rural life, World War One, family, life and death, love and relationships, growing up, British cinema, religions and beliefs, and directors.


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This Resource Supports

  • English
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • PSHE Education

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