Rebel Without a Cause Movie Review Summary

Actors: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo

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Rebel Without a Cause is a movie concerning teenagers. James Dean plays Jim Stark, a teenager coping with making new friends at a new high school. Dean is fabulous. He gets mixed up with the wrong crowd and a doomed game of chicken to prove his worth. He falls for the victim's girl. He befriends another outcast. He struggles with incapable parents. In the end he learns the meaning of tragedy.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   committing crimes    -   fighting with parents Age group    -   trouble in high school

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment

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