Unveiling Isle Of Hope: Romay's Revealing Look At His Latest Film

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Dive deep into the world of 'Isle of Hope' with Director Damián Romay in a captivating FlickDirect sit-down at Silverspot Cinema, Coconut Creek, FL. Romay unveils the essence of choosing Savannah as the backdrop, enriching the film with its enchanting vistas and historical depth. The interview reveals the synergy of a star-studded cast, including Diane Ladd, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Andrew McCarthy, shaping the narrative's core. Romay discusses the indie filmmaking journey, the adaptation process from play to screen, and the personal growth encountered through this cinematic venture. Explore how 'Isle of Hope' mirrors themes of family, tradition, and the unspoken, set against the picturesque Isle of Hope, and how it promises to resonate with audiences through its authentic storytelling and character-driven plot.


Isle of Hope is the story of family and the complexities that come along with them. University Professor Victoria (Mary Stuart Masterson) has a grudge against her self-absorbed mother, the well-known actress Carmen Crawford (Diane Ladd), for crushing her dreams of becoming a playwright. When Carmen suffers a life-threatening stroke and wakes up from a coma, thinking she is living 15 years in the past, Victoria is given a unique opportunity to figure out where her life went off track and reconcile the relationship with her mother. Rounding out the cast is Sam Robards as Victoria's brother William, Andrew McCarthy as Victoria's ex-husband, and newcomer Jessica Lynn Wallace as their daughter.

Isle of Hope was adapted from an Argentinian stage play “Dias Contados” by Oscar Martinez and brought to the screen by writer/director Damian Romay. The Argentinean American film and television writer, producer, and director graduated from the University of Southern California's film school with a master's degree in screenwriting. Romay has made more than 30 films, several of which were filmed in South Florida, St. Petersburg, and Saint Augustine and have been seen on both television and streaming channels.

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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 96 minutes
Distributed By: Aventura Entertainment

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