Unformatted text preview: college anymore and stay with the girl. There was no ethnic diversity; I think there was a grand total of one black person in the movie. There were no Latinos, Asians, or any other race, and all the main characters were white. The suburbs do seem to play a role, so that would make sense for the movie to take place in Los Angeles, where it sprawls a lot. There is some crime depicted in the movie, namely underage drinking, a hold up, teenage mischief and a lot of car racing. This movie depicts an earlier period; it was made in the early 70s but depicted a time period about ten years earlier. I would say that the city is depicted favorably; maybe a little boring. The people all seem to be of the same social bracket. The police are depicted unfavorably, they are mean ....
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course SOC 19 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.
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