Rebel Without a Cause

  • Dir: Nicholas Ray

  • USA, 1955, English, 111min, DCP

  • Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo

While many remember Rebel Without a Cause for James Dean – alternately cool and anguished as an adolescent outsider struggling for authenticity in a world of phonies – the film also showcases Ray as an auteur: From its expressionist use of color to the angular intensity of its knife fights, “chickie runs” and repressive domestic spaces, this is Ray’s harrowing vision of 1950s suburban America as a purgatory cruel to misfits like Dean or the sensitive Plato, where the utopian retreat of an abandoned mansion or even a glimpse of the cosmos cannot forestall tragedy.

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