Film in English

Author: edited by Ken Watson, Publisher: Phoenix

Film in English provides extensive units of work for senior English students on 23 well known films. Each unit includes background information, ideas and strategies to use in the classroom, explanation of film terminology and techniques where relevant and photocopiable student activities.

Film in English Contents


Some Notes on the Film Medium


  • Dear America
  • When We Were Kings


  • Novel Into Film: The Portrait of a Lady


  • The Big Sleep
  • Blade Runner (Director's Cut)
  • The Castle
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • Citizen Kane
  • Clueless
  • Elizabeth
  • High Noon
  • Jesus of Montreal
  • Life is Beautiful
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Orlando
  • Radiance
  • A Simple Plan
  • Star Wars
  • The Sweet Hereafter
  • Strictly Ballroom
  • The Truman Show
  • To Live
  • Witness

APPENDIX A: Storyboarding

APPENDIX B: Brief Filmography of Canadian Productions

APPENDIX C: Additional Teaching Materials

APPENDIX D: Glossary of Film Terms

More Information
Year Level Year 10, Year 11, Year 12
Date of Publication 2000. Reprinted 2003
ISBN 9780949898982
Subject English