Most Beautiful Island


"Most Beautiful Island" is a psychological thriller examining the plight of undocumented female immigrants hoping to make a life in New York. Shot on Super 16 with an intimate, voyeuristic sensibility, "Most Beautiful Island" chronicles one harrowing day in the life of Luciana, a young immigrant woman struggling to make ends meet while striving to escape her past. As Luciana's day unfolds, she is whisked, physically and emotionally, through a series of troublesome, unforeseeable extremes. Before her day is done, she inadvertently finds herself a central participant in a cruel game. Lives are placed at risk, while psyches are twisted and broken for the perverse entertainment of a privileged few.

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Ana Asensio



Director: Ana Asensio
Executive Producer: Peter Phok, Jose Maria Garcia, Ahmet Bilgen, Selim Cevikel, Christopher Todd, Gill Holland
Producer: Jenn Wexler, Chadd Harbold, Larry Fessenden, Noah Greenberg, Ana Asensio
Screenwriter: Ana Asensio
Cinematographer: Noah Greenberg
Editor: Francisco Bello
Production Designer: Almitra Corey
Sound Designer: Jeffery Alan Jones
Music: Jeffery Alan Jones
Principal Cast: Ana Asensio, Natasha Romanova, David Little, Nicholas Tucci, Larry Fessenden, Caprice Benedetti


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Year: 2017
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Screening Section: Narrative Feature Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: Spain, United States
Language: English
Runtime: 80 mins