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Some Like It Hot Film Summary & Analysis

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Motifs

Cross-dressing

For all those who thought cross-dressing was a thing of the eighties and nineties, Some Like It Hot proves that it's been going on for decades (or centuries, to be exact). After Jerry and Joe see the murder, they are forced to escape in any way possible. Once they see the girl's band, they decide to join.

Although the men are not excited about dressing as women, they quickly realize that there are some advantages to their situation. They are suddenly completely surrounded by women and get to see them at their most vulnerable. They experience the tribulations of the opposite sex. When Jerry is suddenly courted by Fielding, he begins to forget his own identity. He is excited about the possibility of expensive jewelry and an expensive settlement in the future. When he finally comes to his senses, it is already too late...

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