Island in the Sun
Island in the Sun (1957)

This dramatic adaptation of Alec Waugh's novel tells the story of Caribbean lives torn asunder by passion and racism. The story begins amidst a political race for control of the island between James Mason, the white, wealthy son of a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 10, 2006
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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Rossen (Oscar winner for All the King's Men) may not have been the right director for such a juicy and colorful ensemble melodrama, which at the time was considered audacious and controversial due to its handling of interracial relationships.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Daring for its era, but creaky and unintentionally funny today.

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jay nixon
The settings are very beautiful, the cast of fine actors all look gorgeous and perform well but the script is pretty much a dog and just sort of plods along… More