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A Place in the Sun Film Summary & Analysis

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Weather

Throughout the film, the weather helps the viewer to know what to expect. In the beginning of the film, George is traveling on a bright, sunny day, and when he reaches his uncle's company, he quickly finds a job.

When George and Alice finally get together, there is a storm that makes them run under her porch for cover. The rain lets us know that waves of emotion are growing, and eventually, George spends the night.

Also, when George and Alice go out to Lake Loon, the day is rather sunny, and Alice is hopeful. However, as the sky darkens and night approaches, the time of her death comes ever closer.

Finally, as Angela sits by her window after George's arrest, we can see the wind blowing very hard outside. The wind can be seen to represent George's difficult trial and the storms...

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