Room: Film Guide





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A film guide that looks at Room (2015), a harrowing but hugely moving story about a young boy and his mother attempting to escape the enclosed surroundings the boy has known his entire life.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Literacy, Psychology, PSHE Education and Citizenship in addition to highlighting themes surrounding family, books, health and wellbeing, life and death, and gender.

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  • Citizenship
  • English
  • Law
  • Literacy
  • PSHE Education
  • Psychology

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