The search for the murderer of a young woman, reflecting the racist attitudes prevalent in the 1950s. It was uncomfortable to watch because of the racism shown, I wonder what the reaction to the film was in 1959?
Dear Mr. Tarantino,
I rather enjoyed your film, but that's because I had been warned that it was much too long, gratuitously violent, and that the n-word was used everywhere it could be and then some. The story was a great adventure, I was never going to drop off in the middle of it even though it would have been less flabby if you had trimmed ¾ of an hour off it. I'm not sure that your film is the…