Rebellion

Rebel Without A Cause

Ever since the world was new, people have wanted to rebel.  Although it has not always been clear what they were rebelling from or against, the rebellion continues.  It seems to be wired into our consciousness.  Take the 1955 drama about emotionally confused suburban, middle-class teenagers directed by the astute Nicolas Ray.  It offers both social commentary and an alternative to previous films depicting delinquents in urban slum environments.

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