Most Beautiful Island

Most Beautiful Island
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 17min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Ana Asensio
  • Cast: Ana Asensio, Natasha Romanova, Larry Fessenden
  • UK release: 1 December 2017

Luciana (Asensio) is an undocumented Spanish immigrant in New York City, working menial jobs for not enough money, until she gets an offer of work as a hostess at a secret underground party. Asensio’s directorial debut is bold, startling and sometimes disturbing, and she gives a beguiling performance.

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Most Beautiful Island

28 Nov 20174 stars

Ana Asensio beguiles at the centre of a self-made drama focusing on the immigrant experience

Shot by hand on Super 16 and with ambition that defies its scale, Most Beautiful Island is a bold and startling debut from Madrid-born actress-turned-writer-director Ana Asensio. In a film based on her own experiences that won the 2017 SXSW Grand Jury…

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