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Rebel Without a Cause Film Summary & Analysis

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Finding Friendship

When Jim first moves to the new town, he is a complete loner, constantly out drinking and partying. Jim has no close relationships with anyone, including his parents. They believe that he is a troublemaker, but they try to protect him, and their reputations, from harm by bailing him out of jail as quickly as possible.

When Jim meets Plato and Judy, however, he discovers true friendship. Although his relationship with Judy is more difficult because of Buzz and his subsequent death, Jim finally finds people that he can talk to and truly be himself around.

Both Plato and Judy are looking for friendship as well, and they find that Jim is a wonderful friend. Plato is a loner who is neglected by everyone else in the school while Judy is popular but lonely. This odd threesome forms a friendship that makes their life a little more...

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