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Islander (2006)

R | | Drama | 25 June 2006 (USA)
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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 ... 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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Originally when Eban is visited by the doctor at home, you see his wound with just stitches in place. She replaces the band aid, and reminds him to change it. In the next shot, there is a butterfly bandage on the wound. If the original wound didn't need stitches, there would have been a butterfly bandage applied, not aafter the wound was already stitched. See more »

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Written and Performed by Ian McCrudden
Produced by P. Daniel Newman (as Dan P. Newman)
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Great atmosphere, mediocre script
19 March 2010 | by (Philly) – See all my reviews

The acting is decent, the story is believable, the characters are convincing, the script is mediocre, but the photography and visuals are stunning. The story is as much about life on the island as it is about the main character(s), and the plot synopsis says it all. There's nothing to "spoil". I've never lived on an island off the Maine coast or fished for lobster, or built a boat, but after watching this film I can appreciate all those things more, even if there are some inaccuracies. If you like "atmosphere" in a film, this has it. By the second hour, you can smell the lobster pots and diesel fumes. My only reason for giving it a 7 instead of 9 or 10 is the clunky script.


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