Actors Of "Most Beautiful Island"
Creators of "Most Beautiful Island"
Director of "Most Beautiful Island"
Critics Of "Most Beautiful Island"
March 15, 2017 The pivotal scenes may be fictionalised, but the prickling, precarious threat is clammily authentic and inspired by the experiences of the film's writer, director and star ...Read in Source
October 28, 2017 Many genre movies in which bad things happen to women end with them fighting back, but here, as people surely would in real life, they just take the money and run.Read in Source
March 20, 2017 The story Asensio spins is delicate and threatening, like a spider's web. The suspense woven through the third act is nauseating, and a bit sublime.Read in Source
New York Times
November 02, 2017 A modest but effective writing-directing debut for Ms. Asensio, who also stars.Read in Source
March 16, 2017 Despite some missteps, there are enough strengths to mark this as a promising debut.Read in Source
March 16, 2017 A short, stressful, and utterly spellbinding debut that transforms the immigrant experience into the stuff of an early Polanski psychodrama, Ana Asensio's Most Beautiful Island is a worthy winner of the SXSW Grand Jury Prize for best narrative feature.Read in Source
October 09, 2017 ...a fascinating and tense low budget film drawn from real life inspiration.Read in Source
November 01, 2017 At a lean eighty minutes, Most Beautiful Island has little extraneous material in it, and Asensio spins a suspenseful web that delivers a truly shocking - and strangely satisfying - revelation.Read in Source
November 03, 2017 Most Beautiful Island may take a while to get going, but once it does, you'll be eager to see what Asensio does next.Read in Source
March 20, 2017 "Most Beautiful Island" earns whatever trust audiences have put in its unproven storyteller ...Read in Source
We Got This Covered
March 28, 2017 Most Beautiful Island summons viewers into its seductive web, lashing out with teeth-grinding tension when you least expect it.Read in Source
Film Journal International
November 01, 2017 An intense and sometimes claustrophobic allegory about the pitfalls of the immigrant experience under the generic disguise of a psychological thriller.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...