Fizz and Ginger Films's THE ISLE from Filmmaker Matthew Butler-Hart is Coming to EST Platforms, VOD and DVD this July From Lionsgate | The Fan Carpet Ltd • The Fan Carpet: The RED Carpet for FANS • The Fan Carpet: Fansites Network • The Fan Carpet: Slate • The Fan Carpet: Theatre Spotlight • The Fan Carpet: Arena • The Fan Carpet: International

Fizz and Ginger Films’s THE ISLE from Filmmaker Matthew Butler-Hart is Coming to EST Platforms, VOD and DVD this July From Lionsgate

21 June 2019

"Superbly shot, exquisitely paced and genuinely compelling and surprising - indeed astonishing...The Isle is the kind of cinema that is getting far too rare." Stephen Fry

"well-made, forcefully intriguing work, modestly and intelligently conceived...drama that's all about strong characterisation and heady atmosphere." Peter Bradshaw - The Guardian

"Artfully authored and wonderfully performed, The Isle swims through some remarkably unique territory to create a tale that is nothing short of filmic literature." - Cryptic Rock

"The Isle is a seductive mistress...a misty nightmare of guilt, vengeance, and savage landscapes...A film you won't soon forget." - Signal Horizon

"...a taut, slow-burner of a horror piece that lights the senses on fire in all the right ways. Conleth Hill, Alex Hassell and Tori (Butler-Hart) really bring the terror of The Isle to life." - The 405

"a pleasure to watch throughout...the spectacular something from a dark fairy tale." - LA Times

“The Isle is a quiet, understated and almost austere supernatural tale – innovative, finely-drawn and confident,... Atmospheric and rewarding" - Warped Perspective

"poetically elegant and delicately poised performances...The Isle is a magnificently well-done film that looks like a dream." - Cryptic Rock



The Fan Carpet are delighted to share with you that Matthew Butler-Hart’s heavily praised THE ISLE will be released on EST Platforms on July 15, followed by VOD and DVD release on July 22, from Lionsgate!

Mythological folk thriller, The Isle, is set on a remote island off the west coast of Scotland in 1846.

When a heavy storm hits causing a ship to sink, three survivors row through a thick, early morning mist, lost and disorientated. The fog begins to clear and The Isle appears before them. They soon discover that it is almost abandoned except for its four sole residents; an old harbourman, a farmer, his niece and a wild woman.



Once rested and fully recovered the sailors are desperate to leave and return to the mainland, but the promised boat never appears. One of them starts to investigate and learns of a tragedy at sea that occurred five years previously causing several young men from the island to perish.

When his two shipmates meet with fatal accidents, the myth of a ghostly siren haunting the island leads him to uncover the truth while he battles to save his own life.



Directed by Matthew Butler-Hart, Co-written by Matthew & Tori Butler-Hart, THE ISLE Stars Conleth Hill, Alex Hassell, Fisayo Akinade, Tori Butler-Hart, Alix Wilton Regan, Graham Butler, Dickon Tyrrell, Emma King, Joe Banister and Ben Lee.


The Isle (2019) - Official UK Trailer from Matthew Butler-Hart on Vimeo.


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