In This Our Life Movie Review Summary

Actors: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent

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Stanley and Roy Timberlake are in opposition with each other. Stanley is the oldest sister, more of the wild child than Roy who is more mature and disciplined of the two. The women is both in a relationship but Stanely has her eye on Peter Kingsmill, Roy's husband. Peter is pretty much bored with Roy and takes off with her much sassier sister and marries her. Roy is bitter and so is Stanley's finace Craig, leaving the two with a wounded heart.
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But Craig's heart quickly mend as he realized Roy seem to have much class and respect and soon makes a move on Roy in which she does not oblige. Meanwhile Stanely and Peter's relationship makes a turn for the worse when the mad woman realize that her dying uncle doesn't leave her with any money. This is only a part of her misery as Stanlely naturally makes Peter's life a nightmare by being a mean, nasty and trifling woman that ultimately led Peter into a drinking binge and soon into suicide.

Stanley's relationship may ended on a sour note, but she want to repatch her involvement with Craig once again. But Craig is deeply in love with Roy, though Roy still feels a bit weary of the fact her ex ran off with her sister and Stanely is once again back in the house. Stanely learns the hard way that Craig found real love with her older sister and distraught over the fact he develop feelings for Roy. Stanely tells Craig to meet her at a local bar, but he never shows up. Now very jealous and in a drunken rage, she drives home in anger and crashed into two pedestrians, a woman and her child, resulting in the child being killed. Showing no remorse for her actions, Stanely instead blames a young black aspiring lawyer, who works at Craig's law firm for the death of the child.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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