DirectorGino M. Santos
Aloy Adlawan Release dateDecember 18, 2013 (2013-12-18) (Metro Manila Film Festival) WriterKenneth Au (creator), Aloy Adlawan (screenplay), Aloy Adlawan (story), Aloy Adlawan Initial releaseJanuary 29, 2014 (Los Banos) DirectorsGino M. Santos, Aloy Adlawan CastLouise de los Reyes (Julie), Irma Adlawan (Maria 'Julie's Mother'), Chanel Latorre (Karen), Hector Macaso (Mario 'Bar Owner'), Chris Perris (Tourist, Karen's Boyfriend) Similar moviesPitch Perfect 2, The Bourne Legacy, A Second Chance, Southland Tales, Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2, Momzillas
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Island Dreams is a 2013 Filipino romantic comedy film directed by Gino M. Santos and Aloy Adlawan, written by Adlawan, and starring Louise delos Reyes and Alexis Petitprez. It was an official selection in the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival under the New Wave Category and won the Most Gender-Sensitive Film Award.
An unaccredited tour guide and a heartbroken tourist form a romantic bond as they explore the wilds of Philippine Islands.
Louise delos Reyes as Julie
Alexis Petitprez as Zach
Irma Adlawan as Marie
Natasha Villaroman as Stacy
Chanel Latorre as Karen
Producer Kenneth Au wrote the original screenplay, but it was deemed too ambitious. He hired director Adlawan to revise the storyline to fit a more modest budget. However, the theme of the struggle between the head and the heart was kept. Au stated that the title has a double meaning: 'ISLAND' presents the more than 7,000 islands of the Philippines and the character Zach, play by Alexis Petitprez heading to the island for personal reasons; 'DREAMS' represents Julie's ambition to become famous and that we all have dreams.
Adlawan invited Santos to collaborate on Island Dreams. Santos, who had always wanted to make a romantic comedy, agreed and set out to make a film that would be "up to international standards".
Rito P. Asilo of the Philippine Daily Inquirer wrote, "The film is so adorable that it's easy to disregard its implausibilities [...] Moreover, Island Dreams will win you over with its infectious optimism and charming whimsy, anchored on the vibrant chemistry of Delos Reyes and Petitprez. For hopeless romantics, this is the movie to see!".