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Islander

Islander (2006)

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A man tries to rebuild his life and reconnect with his family after a stretch in prison in this independent drama. Eben Cole (Thomas Hildreth) is a lobster fisherman who lives and works on a small island off the coast of Maine. Eben takes pride in his work and works hard to provide for his wife, Cheryl (Amy Jo Johnson), and daughter, Sara (Mackenzie Young). However, Eben also has a temper, and when a pair of commercial fishermen from the mainland try to take over one of his fishing spots, the

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A noble entry into the real world of timeless and truly independent American cinema.

March 30, 2007 Full Review Source: Seattle Times
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Unfortunately, the storyfollows too uninvolving a course to make the movie as powerful as it could have been. But that shouldn't stop audiences drawing satisfaction from its textures.

March 29, 2007 Full Review Source: Washington Post
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A small, plaintive, modestly made film about how one bad decision can wreck a life.

March 9, 2007 Full Review Source: Boston Globe
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This simple, classic story is enlivened with well-described characters and credible emotions that make us empathize with the motives and decision of all the characters.

October 30, 2006
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The simple images and unobtrusive style have an authenticity that overcomes the rougher performances and folksy fringes of the drama...

March 29, 2007 Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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The Islander places its generic, troubled-guy plot within a small lobstering community on an island off the coast of Maine.

March 22, 2007
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Islander is a well crafted film that has a lot of heart and soul.

March 8, 2007 Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews
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... a moving old-fashioned drama and a throwback to how indies first blossomed a generation or so ago.

October 25, 2006 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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