Getting to Know… Cléo de 5 à 7

Suitable for:
AS and A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this intriguing Agnès Varda film, which deals with key themes such as mortality, existentialism and feminism. Students will be fully prepared for the Edexcel AS or A Level writing exam.

The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Students learn important context for the film, including the director Agnès Varda, the Algerian war, the depiction of the female image, superstition and more.
  • During: Scene-by-scene activities ensure comprehension of the film while prompting analytical insight. Protagonists and secondary characters are also explored.
  • After: Vocabulary specific to the film and a thematic study section enable further understanding, while exam-style questions and model essays ensure thorough exam preparation.
  • Answers are provided for all activities, including model essays and indicative content for the exam-style questions.