Far From Heaven: Film Guide

Far From Heaven
Far From Heaven

Ages

14+

Duration

Short (1-4 activities)

Related calendar events

LGBTQ History Month
1 February - 1 March

A film guide that looks at Far From Heaven (2002), a brightly-coloured Douglas Sirk tribute about a marriage that falls apart in the hyper-conformist American suburbs of the 1950s.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including History, PSHE Education and Citizenship in addition to highlighting themes surrounding historical periods, events and figures, equality, racism and prejudice, health and wellbeing, love and relationships, and family.

This resource includes

This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • History
  • PSHE Education

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