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The Island of Lies

shipwreck galicia, spain based on true story 1920s investigative journalist isolated island modern feudalism social prejudices

The Island of Lies

Release Date: May 14, 2020

Year    :   2020
Slogan    :   «Spain, 1921. A terrible shipwreck kept secret for far too long»
Genres    :   Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Production Companies    :   TVE, Take 2000, TVG, Aleph, EiTB, Historias del Tío Luis, Agallas Films
Director    :   Paula Cons
Producers    :   Luis Marías, José Mazeda, Eduardo Carneros, Elena Gozalo, Paula Cons, Victoria Aizenstat, Victoria Aizenstat, Juan de Dios Serrano, Mauro Guevara, Mauro Guevara, Lucía Baleato, Carolina M. Mendes, Fernando R. Ojea, Montse Besada, Aintzane Pérez del Palomar, Conchi Iglesias, Andrés Nadal, Andrés Nadal
Writers    :   Kepa Koldo de Orbe, Luis Marías, Paula Cons
RunTime    :   94 mins.

Galicia, northern Spain, January 2, 1921. The steamship Santa Isabel, sailing towards Argentina with more than two hundred emigrants on board, sinks off the coast of Sálvora Island. Three island women, María, Josefa and Cipriana, who have bravely set sail aboard a fragile skiff to save the shipwrecked, are treated as heroes by the cynical authorities; but León, an inquisitive and tenacious Argentinean journalist, starts asking uncomfortable questions.

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