Philadelphia: Film Guide





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A film guide that looks at Philadelphia, a powerful drama following a top lawyer who is sacked when his firm discovers he has contracted AIDS, forcing him into a court battle where he is represented by a homophobic attorney. 

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Citizenship, PSHE Education and Law in addition to highlighting themes surrounding physical health, historical periods, equality, and LGBT issues.

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  • Citizenship
  • Law
  • PSHE Education

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