Island in the Sun
Island in the Sun (1957)

Featuring splendiferous on-location cinematography, this dramatic adaptation of Alec Waugh's novel tells the story of Caribbean lives torn assunder by passion and racism. The story begins amidst a political race for control of the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1957
DVD Release Date: January 10, 2006
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Emanuel Levy

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