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Island (2011)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama  |  22 April 2011 (UK)
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Based on 'Jane Rogers' acclaimed novel, "Island" is a tale of yearning and retribution. Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. ... See full summary »

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Nikki Black
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Phyllis
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Ruby
Denise Orita ...
Sally
Kate Stevens ...
Emma Lacey
Alex Donald ...
Gerry the Barman
Nikki Tangen ...
Young Nikki
Charlotte Wontner ...
Foster Mother
Will Paice ...
Foster Father
Ryan Hendrick ...
Angus
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Social Worker
Lauren Fagg ...
Teenage Nikki
Harry Dave McLaren ...
Member of Public
Kat Osi-Mensah ...
Schoolgirl
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Based on 'Jane Rogers' acclaimed novel, "Island" is a tale of yearning and retribution. Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. Incapable of love, fearful and desperate for revenge, she decides to find her birth mother, confront her, and bitter enough to consider murder. She travels incognito to a remote Hebridean island where Phyllis now lives as a recluse with Calum, her son. Written by Anonymous

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The Sea Change  »

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A story of the survival of love and hope
19 November 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a heavy and rich movie. The scenery is powerfully stark and grim, with little glimmers of beauty.

So much so as the story itself. There is an undercurrent of suffering and pain that wants revenge. Suffering that wants answers. A despair of ever finding or experiencing love.

All this births a desire to strike out at the source of failure in regards to love.

I watched this show primarily for Colin Morgan but found every character engaging.

There are times, at least for me that the movie was frightening in the way that a Hitchcock movie might be.

The scenery seems so still, flat and lifeless. It certainly adds to the atmosphere and contributes to the tension of the story as it unravels.

This isn't a very great review but I would recommend this show to my friends.


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