Joker: Film Guide

A film guide that looks at Joker (2019), exploring its key topics and theme
A film guide that looks at Joker (2019), exploring its key topics and theme




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A film guide that looks at Joker (2019), a super-villain origin story that sees the mild-mannered stand-up comedian Arthur Fleck shunned by society and embracing a life of chaos and violence as the Joker.


This guide is useful for exploring topics including Film Studies and Citizenship in addition to highlighting themes surrounding mental health, ethics and crime & punishment.

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This Resource Supports

  • Film Studies
  • Physical Health and Mental Wellbeing
  • PSHE Education
  • Religious Education
  • Ethics

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