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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 »

Director:

Ian McCrudden

Writers:

Ian McCrudden, Thomas Hildreth (as Tom Hildreth)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Hildreth ... Eben Cole
Amy Jo Johnson ... Cheryl
Philip Baker Hall ... Popper
James Parks ... Pokey
Mark Kiely ... Jimmy
Larry Pine ... Old Man Cole
Judy Prescott ... Emily Bess
Ron Canada ... T. Hardy
Mary Lou Bagley Mary Lou Bagley ... Doreen
Ed Conway Ed Conway ... Karl
Emma Ford Emma Ford ... Sara
Zack Batchelder Zack Batchelder ... Wyatt Bess
Patricia Randell Patricia Randell ... Wilma
Walter Day Walter Day ... John John
Dick Barron 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

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief sexuality
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Rockland, Maine, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

In the scene when Cheryl is leaving the island, you can see that two different ferry boats are used in the one scene, "The Governor Curtis" and "The Captain Charles Philbrook." The way the ferry schedule is set up, when one boat is in Vinalhaven, the other is 75 minutes away in Rockland. See more »

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Start Over
Written and Performed by Ian McCrudden
Produced by P. Daniel Newman (as Dan P. Newman)
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Pulls you in; great visuals and sound track
28 June 2006 | by CarhartSee all my reviews

I just saw Islander at the LA Film Festival and liked it very much. It's a story about lobster fishermen living on a island 16 miles off the coast of Maine: their lives and their livelihood. The focus is on acceptance within this close-knit community. I found it surprisingly persuasive. The scenes on and about the island (off Rockport, Maine -- filmed on location) were stunning and the development of the key characters was quite well done. Expect to see this film in theaters soon, hopefully in distribution not confined to "art" theaters. This is a professional movie in every way and deserved to be seen. I suspect it will do well in the LA Film Festival and others.


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