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Sione's wedding

Sione's wedding

 

An infectious comedy set in the vibrant world of Auckland's large Samoan community.

 

Four 30-something men who still behave like teenagers have to find girlfriends if they want to attend Sione's wedding.

 

Much of value for classroom study.

 

 

Contents Page

 

Teaching Guide

 

Study Guide

 

Introduction

3

Introduction

2

Suggested Teaching Plan

4

Making the Movie

3

After the First Viewing

6

After the First Viewing

4

Initial Quiz Answers

8

Initial Quiz

5

Plot Summary

9

Analysing the Plot Task Sheet

6

Analysing the Plot

10

Conflict Task Sheet

7

Conflict

11

Narrative Structure Task Sheet

8

Narrative Structure

12

Film Technique Checklists

10

Motifs Worksheet Answer Guide

16

Close Reading Task Sheets

12

Scene-by-scene Commentary

17

Design and Setting Task Sheet

16

Close Reading the Text

31

Characterisation Checklist

18

Approaching Scene Analysis

40

Characterisation Task Sheet

19

Scene Analysis: Opening Sequence

41

Exploring Themes Task Sheet

21

Scene Analysis: "Banned!"

43

Examining Genre: comedy

22

Design and Setting Answer Guide

46

Useful Quotations

24

Character Notes

47

Cast List

26

Images and Shots Answer Guide

50

The Complex Makeup of a Movie

27

Characters & Actors answers

51

Songs and Music

28

Themes an approach

57

Scene List

29

Introducing Genre

60

Glossary of Film Terms

31

Examining Genre Comedy

61

Write-on Worksheets

 

Planning and Writing an Essay

65

Study Plan

34

Word Search answers

68

Plot Summary

35

Unit outline

69

Motifs and Running Gags

36

Appendix 1: Plot Pattern

70

Character Motifs and Echoes

38

Appendix 2: the Three Act Structure

72

Scene Analysis: Opening Sequence

40

 

 

Scene Analysis: "Banned!"

42

CD Extras: Photo Gallery; Cast and crew biographies; 'Planning an Answer'; synopsis, Alternative motif worksheet.

 

Characters and Actors

46

 

Word Search: adjectives

53

 

Scene-by-Scene Work sheets

54-61

 

 

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