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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
What initial decision puts Frank on the path that ultimately costs him so much? Are there any points along the way that he could have changed the direction he was headed?
Despite her dark intentions toward her husband, Cora often wears white. How does this play against the stereotypical depictions of the time that good guys wore white and bad guys wore black? Does her clothing choice make her seem more evil?
The district attorney has his suspicions but loses his case because of a lack of evidence. Cora’s lawyer employs some underhanded methods to keep her from confessing. Does he impede justice by doing that? What responsibility do lawyers have when they know their client is guilty? How are consequences satisfied in this film?