• Island in the Sun (1957)

Island in the Sun

Release Date: 1957

DVD Release Date: January 10th, 2006

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

On a Caribbean island, a rich landowner's son, Maxwell Fleury (James Mason), is fighting for political office against black labor leader David Boyeur (Harry Belafonte). As if the contentious election weren't enough, there are plenty of scandals to go around: Boyeur has a secret white lover (Joan Fontaine) and Fleury's wife, Sylvia (Patricia Owens), is also having an affair. And then, of course, there's the small matter of a recently murdered aristocrat (Michael Rennie).

Cast: Harry Belafonte, James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie, Diana Wynyard, John Williams

Director: Robert Rossen

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Forbidden love, Murder, Brash, Wife, 1950s, Love triangle, Husband, Dark, Rivalry

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