Ballerina: Film Guide





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A film guide that looks at Ballerina (2016), set in Paris in 1879, which sees an orphan girl who dreams of becoming a ballerina take on the identity of another in order to enrol at a prestigious ballet school.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Performing Arts, Careers, Art & Design, PSHE and History in addition to highlighting themes surrounding dance, friendships, historical periods, gender, travel and exploration, and poverty.

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  • Art and Design
  • Careers
  • History
  • Performing Arts
  • PSHE Education

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