Island
Island (2010)

A young woman who was forsaken at birth decides to kill her mother, but finds herself transfixed by the magic of the mysterious island where the woman now resides with her son in this drama based on the novel by Jane Rogers. Nikki Black… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 31, 2010
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David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

A slow-burning but ultimately devastating look at revenge gone awry, with Press conveying a subtle mix of bolshiness and fragility.

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Derek Malcolm
This is London

Directors Brek Taylor and Elizabeth Mitchell can't quite manage the fantastical imaginings of the two would-be lovers without creating a fey tone that destroys their realism.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

It's good to see Natalie Press - so good in My Summer of Love - back on the screen, but this is a flimsy film.

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Andrew Lowry
Total Film

The quasi-fairytale atmosphere is adeptly handled, and Kathy Li's cinematography imbues proceedings with a chilly beauty.

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Trevor Johnston
Radio Times

An intriguing misfire.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Stunning to look at and ambitious in its symbolic rendering of the subject.

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