Rose Island Reviews

December 17, 2020
Man builds own country; language and drinking.
December 14, 2020
The film's account (with Elio Germano as Rosa) certainly doesn't stake out new territory, but its tale of mavericks pursuing their dream and defying stuffy politicians is lively enough.
December 11, 2020
A granddaddy of a wasted opportunity.
December 11, 2020
This isn't all that, but what's here is cute and perfectly watchable.
December 10, 2020
Sibilia and co-writer Francesca Manieri successfully mix whimsy and pathos to give us something truly inspiring.
December 9, 2020
You wait for anything much to happen.
December 9, 2020
It's a classic underdog story that insists, and in some ways proves, that all you really need in life is the will to make a difference and the stubbornness to not be told no.
December 8, 2020
Entertaining adaptation of an anarchistic story that deserves to be better known.
December 3, 2020
A kind of Italian Fitzcarraldo, Rose Island persuasively argues that dreamers can move mountains. It offers little in the way of surprises, but it's hard not to be won over by its small-scale delights.