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Islander (2006)

R | | Drama | 25 June 2006 (USA)
After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of ... See full summary »

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Eben Cole (as Thomas Hildreth)
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Cheryl
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Popper
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Pokey
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Jimmy
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Old Man Cole
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Emily Bess
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T. Hardy
Mary Lou Bagley ...
Doreen
Ed Conway ...
Karl
Emma Ford ...
Sara
Zack Batchelder ...
Wyatt Bess
Patricia Randell ...
Wilma
Walter Day ...
John John
Dick Barron ...
Maynard
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After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Maine coast, Islander captures the grit and integrity of this hard working community and celebrates man's unerring need for redemption. Written by Renee Tsao

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No man is an island

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Rated R for language and brief sexuality
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While fishing with Popper, Eben says "you might be on to something only hauling every third day," referring to the quantity of lobsters caught in relation to the other fishermen. The typical fishermen hauls 800 traps (the legal limit in Vinalhaven's management zone) and the break down is 3 days, 250/250/300. Then the cycle repeats. So even though they are fishing every day, each set of gear is hauled every third day, thus negating the point Eben was trying to make. See more »

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Purple Dolphin
Written by Frank Newberry
Performed by Frank Newberry and Greg Wood
Produced by Pat Thrall
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Not Great
23 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a low budget film with mediocre everything. I would say that it's watchable but just barely. The story, while not great, moves along. If you're interested in Maine then see it but expect some awkward timing, poor character development, poor sound quality, poor camera work, poor acting and a story that's somewhat hard to swallow. You never know if it's the director, script or actors but the dialog doesn't flow, there's little in the way of chemistry among the actors. The mother's inflections are over the top and just don't seem real. It might be one to watch with your parents except for an oddly shot sex scene early on. In short, to enjoy this, you have to cut them a lot of slack and not be a hard nosed critic.


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