A Place in the Sun ★★★★½

Montgomery Clift is such an underrated actor. He's praised by Old Hollywood fans, sure, but his praise compared to Marlon Brando or James Dean is very, very small. His performance in A Place in the Sun is so incredible I could write a long analysis essay on it. There's a lot of subtle movements he does to really show his character's personality and thought process. A great scene to look at is when Shelley Winters's Alice tells Clift's George that he's not above everyone else just because his name is Eastman, when previously she had told him that by name alone he is above the factory employees.

It's officially been 54 years since his death. Rest in peace, Monty.

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