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Comme une image

Comme une image

Look At Me

111 minutes

French with English and Spanish subtitles.

French Lesson Plan

Introduction: Engage your students with the emotionally rich and insightful story of "Comme une image" with our comprehensive French lesson plan. Directed by Agnès Jaoui, this film explores themes of identity, family dynamics, and the struggle for recognition, making it an excellent resource for language learning and cultural exploration.

Film Summary: "Comme une image" follows the story of Lolita, a young woman whose father, a famous writer, is so self-absorbed that he fails to notice her talents and struggles. Determined to gain his approval, Lolita navigates the complexities of family relationships, personal ambitions, and self-acceptance. As she competes for her father’s attention and meets people who genuinely care for her, Lolita realizes she may be more like her father than she thought.

Additional Details: Released in 2004, "Comme une image" stars Marilou Berry, Jean-Pierre Bacri, and Agnès Jaoui. The film was well-received, winning the Best Screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival. It offers rich dialogue and cultural context, with French audio and English and Spanish subtitles, making it a valuable resource for language learners.

Suggested Dates for Classroom Use:

  • May 17: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, discussing themes of identity and acceptance
  • October 1: International Day of Older Persons, exploring family dynamics
  • February 21: International Mother Language Day, emphasizing the importance of language and identity
  • April 23: World Book and Copyright Day, focusing on the literary aspect of the film

Conclusion: Incorporating "Comme une image" into your classroom not only enhances language skills but also provides deep insights into themes of identity, family, and personal growth. This lesson plan includes structured activities, discussion questions, and cultural notes to enrich the learning experience. Created for teachers, by teachers, our comprehensive lesson plans ensure you have all the resources needed for an engaging and educational classroom experience. IMDB

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Director: Agnès Jaoui

Cast: Marilou Berry, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Agnès Jaoui

Audio: French with English and Spanish subtitles.

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