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Island (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama | 22 April 2011 (UK)
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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Jane Rogers (novel), Elizabeth Mitchell (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalie Press ... Nikki Black
Colin Morgan ... Calum
Janet McTeer ... Phyllis
Tanya Franks ... Ruby
Denise Orita Denise Orita ... Sally
Kate Stevens Kate Stevens ... Emma Lacey
Alex Donald Alex Donald ... Gerry the Barman
Nikki Tangen Nikki Tangen ... Young Nikki
Charlotte Wontner Charlotte Wontner ... Foster Mother
Will Paice Will Paice ... Foster Father
Ryan Hendrick ... Angus
Duncan Duff ... Social Worker
Lauren Fagg Lauren Fagg ... Teenage Nikki
Harry Dave McLaren Harry Dave McLaren ... Member of Public
Kat Osi-Mensah 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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sea Change See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Very special and very beautiful film.
27 July 2012 | by inna-hSee all my reviews

The beauty of this film is so special, rare and silent that it can sometimes be unexpected for some viewers. But you should just let in your soul the magic and silence of the island, fairy stories, the salty cold wind from the ocean. As shown by facts, often the most profound and beautiful films remain largely unknown, which is very regrettable. This film is made with great love and it can be felt throughout. Wonderful music and graphics perfectly complement a fascinating impression. The film has so many sounds of nature - wind, birds, sea - all this gives you an absolute illusion of your presence on the island near to heroes of the film. Of course, the soul of this island, this little world, wrapped in mists, is Calum. He is naive, his soul is pure and rich with marvelous treasures, stories and myths. There are thousands of priceless details, gestures, facial expressions, intonations in his voice, with which Colin Morgan very carefully, very gently and really brilliantly creates the character of Calum. One of the most pleasant impressions of the film for me is Calum's acсent! It was easy for me to understand all of what he said, because I read the book before watching the movie . Acting skills by Natalie Press is truly impressive. Nervous, tense, desperate voice of Nicky conveys all of her emotions. She is like tense violin string ready to tear at any second. I really want to say more, but my poor English does not allow me to do it.


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