A Place in the Sun

A Place in the Sun (1951)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Courtroom, Film Noir, Legal Drama  |   Release Date - Jun 12, 1951  |   Run Time - 122 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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A Place in the Sun is a 1951 American drama film based on the 1925 novel An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the 1926 play, also titled An American Tragedy. It tells the story of a working-class young man who is entangled with two women; one who works in his wealthy uncle's factory and the other a beautiful socialite. Another adaptation of the novel had been filmed once before, as An American Tragedy, in 1931.

A Place in the Sun was directed by George Stevens from a screenplay by Harry Brown and Michael Wilson, and stars Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, and Shelley Winters; its supporting actors included Anne Revere, and Raymond Burr.

The film was a critical and commercial success, winning six Academy Awards and the first ever Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama. In 1991, A Place in the Sun was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Movie Info

Budget

$2,295,304

Themes

Tags

Ambition, Film Based On Literature, Place, Rowboat, Sun, True Stories, Unwanted Pregnancy

Attributes

Based On: An American Tragedy, based on plays

Alternate Titles

A Place In The Sun
A Place in the Sun
AU, CA, EC, IL, SG, GB, US
Ambiciones que matan
AR, CL, MX
An American Tragedy
US
Een plaats in de zon
BE
Egy hely a nap alatt
HU
Ein Platz an der Sonne
AT, DE
Eine amerikanische Tragödie
AT
En plads i solen
DK
En plass i solen
NO
En plats i solen
FI, SE
Illusie van het geluk
NL
İnsanlık suçu
TR
Jeolmeunieui yangji
KR
Mesto pod Suncem
RS
Mia thesi ston ilio
GR
Miejsce pod słońcem
PL
Miesto na výslní
SK
Místo na výsluní
CZ
Mjesto pod suncem
HR
Paikka auringossa
FI
The Lovers
, US
The Prize
US
Um Lugar ao Sol
BR, PT
Un loc sub soare
RO
Un lugar bajo el sol
VE
Un lugar en el sol
ES
Un posto al sole
IT
Une place au soleil
BE, CA, FR
Μια θέση στον ήλιο
GR
Місце під сонцем
UA
Място под слънцето
BG
郎心似铁
CN
郎心如鐵
TW
陽のあたる場所
JP
젊은이의 양지
KR