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Island in the Sun

12 Jun 1957
119 min
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Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule. It focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself confused on returning home when his romantic liaison with a white female tends to conflict with his political views. As rumor has it an interracial screen kiss caused quite a commotion in the U.S. when the film was released. The plot is further strengthened by a look at the lives of a white ex-pat family also living on the island. The family has to deal with problems of infidelity, racism and murder.




Michael Rennie

Hilary Carson

James Mason

Maxwell Fleury

Joan Collins

Jocelyn Fleury

Harry Belafonte

David Boyeur

John Williams

Colonel Whittingham

Stephen Boyd

Euan Templeton

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Dorothy Dandridge

Margot Seaton

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Joan Fontaine

Mavis Norman

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Patricia Owens

Sylvia Fleury

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Diana Wynyard

Mrs. Fleury

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