A Beautiful Mind: Film Guide

A resource that uses A Beautiful Mind to explore and discuss, amongst other
A resource that uses A Beautiful Mind to explore and discuss, amongst other




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at A Beautiful Mind (2001), the true story of mathematical genius John Nash, who battles to overcome his schizophrenia condition and his personal demons.


This guide is useful for exploring PSHE Education, English and Psychology in addition to highlighting themes surrounding mental health, scientists and inventors and historical figures.

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This Resource Supports

  • English
  • PSHE Education
  • Psychology

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