I was studying SAT complete sentence section, and I really need help interpreting this sentence. Please help me.
For those who admire realism, Louis Malle's recent film succeeds because it consciously ____ the stuff of legend and tells ______ story as it might actually unfold with fallible people in earthly time.
answer: shuns...an unembellished.
I do not understand the sentence, _______ story as it might actually unfold fallible people in earthly time.
1. what does sentence mean?
2. what does "unfold" mean?
3. what does "fallible person" mean?