The Revenant – 4 ESL English Discussion Questions

The Revenant

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While exploring the uncharted wilderness in 1823, frontiersman Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) sustains life-threatening injuries from a brutal bear attack. When a member (Tom Hardy) of his hunting team kills his young son (Forrest Goodluck) and leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back to civilization. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, the legendary fur trapper treks through the snowy terrain to track down the man who betrayed him.

1- Is this the best survival movie have you ever watched?

2- Do you think that Hollywood finally started to open up to its history with natives?

3- What makes survival movies so special?

4- Before this movie, DiCaprio did very well in so many movies, in your opinion why he couldn’t get any Oscars beforehand?

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