Island in the Sun

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Rating: AP
imdb: 6.2
Runtime: 119
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$8.0 mil
Genre(s): Drama, Romance
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This fictional Caribbean island paradise mirrors the many real islands colonized under the auspices of the British Empire during the period of colonial rule. Follow a young black man with aspirations to political success as he encounters the themes of racism, hegemony, the ideology of Imperialism, and cultural conscience during a time when the options of those who were not English subjects were limited to the point of nonexistence. Playing off this ambitious islander are a family of British expats who call the island home. Their daily lives provide an interesting thread in the tapestry of colonial island life, and a counterpoint to the brutal treatment of non-white populations. Interracial romance blossoms beneath the merciless tropical sun, and the hard truths of repressive British rule are revealed.
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UPC: 024543221876
Release Date January 10, 2006

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