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A Place in the Sun Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 22 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Place in the Sun.
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Characters

George Eastman played by Montgomery Clift

Description

George Eastman is a stunningly handsome man who grew up in a shelter with his mother, who was a very religious woman. By chance he runs into his wealthy uncle in Chicago, and the uncle promises him that he will give him a job in his company. George hitchhikes his way to his uncle's company to take him up on the offer.

Although George is very down-to-earth when he first meets his uncle, he becomes entranced by the allure of the privileged life of the wealthy. Although George seems happy with Alice, Angela becomes his one true love, and he realizes that he cannot live without her.

Analysis

George Eastman is a complicated character. When we first meet him, he seems to be a quiet but smart young man who is willing to work hard for his...

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