Set Fire to the Stars: Film Guide

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A film guide that looks at Set Fire to the Stars (2014), a stylish black-and-white biopic focusing on a brief moment in the life and career of esteemed Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Performance Arts, English, History and PSHE Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding fame and consumerism, historical figures, friendships, life and death, addictions and physical health.

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  • Careers
  • English
  • History
  • Performing Arts
  • PSHE Education
  • Religious Education
  • Philosophy

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