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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Film Summary & Analysis

Stanley Kramer
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Essay Questions

To whom or what does the title refer?

Do you agree with Tillie's determination that "All hell's broke loose?" Should this be such a big issue?

What are the reactions of Joanna's and John's parents?

Why does Joanna think that there will be no problem? Is she simply naive?

Why is Tillie so upset about the situation?

What is Monsignor Ryan's position?

What is the meaning of the scene where Matt is getting ice cream?

Why is the situation so upsetting for Matt, a liberal who has fought for race rights?

What do John and Joanna's parents finally choose to say to the couple?

Does the movie make a powerful statement on race issues or, as some critics believe, does it cop out with a statement that love conquers all?

Bibliography

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061735/

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