Most Beautiful Island
Presented by Orion Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Films
Directed by Ana Asensio
Most Beautiful Island is a psychological thriller set in the world of undocumented female immigrants hoping to make a life in NYC. Shot on Super 16mm with an intimate, voyeuristic sensibility, the film chronicle 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 and unforeseeable hardships. She soon finds herself the central character in a cruel game of life and death where psyches are broken for the entertainment of a privileged few.
Writer: Ana Asensio
Producers: Jenn Wexler, Chadd Harbold, Ana Asensio, Larry Fessenden, Noah Greenberg
Cast: Ana Asensio, Natasha Romanova, David Little, Nicholas Tucci