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A Place in the Sun Film Summary & Analysis

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Many Facets of People

People have many different facets and can be understood in many ways. Stevens' film has kept audiences guessing and talking for years. Although most of the characters are fairly easy to understand, George is extremely complex. The viewer finds it difficult to determine whether George was actually guilty of the murder or whether he considered it, changed his mind, and then suffered from a terrible accident.

In the film, we learn that no one should be taken at face value. George seems very kind and innocent for the most part, and he ends up being executed for murder. Angela seems flippant and flighty, but she remains faithful to George until his death. Alice seems very kind and sweet, but when George wants to leave her, she is willing to do anything to stop him. People and their motives are not easily understood in life or...

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