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585 Ratings

A Place in the Sun

Directed by George Stevens
United States, 1951
Drama, Romance


Young up-and-comer George Eastman is thrust into the blue collar life of a rich uncle’s family business where he’s expected to learn the ropes from the bottom up. While paying his dues, Eastman becomes involved with Alice Tripp, a simple, trusting girl on the assembly line.

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A Place in the Sun Directed by George Stevens

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1952 | 6 wins including: Best Director

1952 | 3 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1951 | 2 wins including: Best Film

Directors Guild of America

1952 | Winner: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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