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La Isla Rota (Broken Island)

La Isla Rota (Broken Island)

Guy, a Haitian boy escaping from poverty, witnesses the assassination of his parents while crossing the Dominican border. Years later, entangled in a vortex of revenge, love, racial hate, and an uncertain future, he confronts the murderers.

Alex North Award for Best Original Music; San Cristobal de la Laguna Historical Accesit; Best Historical Movie Award

 

Title:

La Isla Rota (Broken Island)

Director(s):

Félix Germán

Year of Release:

2018

Region:

Dominican Republic

Language:

Spanish and French Creole with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Narrative, Feature, Historical, Drama

Runtime:

98 minutes

Rating:

18+

Showtimes:

Sun 18 Aug 2019, 6.30pm, SAPA

Mon 19 Aug 2019, 6.30pm, APA, Room 01


About the Director(s):

Félix Germán

Félix Germán

In 1983, he studied directing at NY’s HB studio, being a student of figures such as Anthony Hopkins, Geraldine Page, and Sandy Dennis, among others. In 2005, he studied Film Screenplay at the Maine Media Photographic Workshop. He made several documentaries and short films, among them is “El Fufu,” winner of the award for best short film at the Ibero-American Short Film Festival in Valencia, Spain; as well as several of Juan Bosch’s short stories, “Luis Pie”, “En un Bohío”, “El Alma Bella de Don Damian”, “A Todo un Hombre” and two half films, “El Trabucazo” and the “Grito de Capotillo”. In 2005, he made his first feature film, “The Curse of Father Cardona”, starring Zoe Saldaña. He is currently the General Director of Fine Arts in the Dominican Republic. 

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