Island In The Sun

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Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law... read more
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Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman. Darling and exquisitely filmed on location, this rich romantic story with it's focus on race, passion and politics, was one of the most talked about films of its day.

Original Release

06/12/1957

Cast

James Mason Maxwell Fleury
Joan Fontaine Mavis Norman
Dorothy Dandridge Margot Seaton
Joan Collins Jocelyn Fleury
Michael Rennie Hilary Carson
Harry Belafonte David Boyeur
Diana Wynyard Mrs. Fleury
John Williams Colonel Whittingham
Stephen Boyd Euan Templeton
Patricia Owens Sylvia Fleury
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Robert Rossen

Writers

Alfred Hayes, Alec Waugh

Cast

James Mason Maxwell Fleury
Joan Fontaine Mavis Norman
Dorothy Dandridge Margot Seaton
Joan Collins Jocelyn Fleury
Michael Rennie Hilary Carson
Harry Belafonte David Boyeur
Diana Wynyard Mrs. Fleury
John Williams Colonel Whittingham
Stephen Boyd Euan Templeton
Patricia Owens Sylvia Fleury
Basil Sydney Julian Fleury
John Justin Denis Archer
Ronald Squire Governor Templeton
Hartley Power Bradshaw
Barbara Upton Colonel's Secretary

Producers

Editors

Reginald Beck

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