Pinoy Rebyu Score: 3.00 (3 ratings)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directors: Aloy Adlawan and Gino M. Santos
Writer: Aloy Adlawan
Cast: Louise delos Reyes, Alexis Pettiprez, Irma Adlawan, Chanel Latorre, Natasha Villaroman, Hector Macaso, Junar Vidal, Ronaldo Baxafra
Synopsis: An underprivileged Filipina who dreams to become a singer meets an American vacationer looking for a one night stand, both ultimately finding something else.
MTRCB rating: PG-13
Running time: 88 mins.
3.5 Rito Asilo (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
“The film is so adorable that it’s easy to disregard its implausibilities (note the scene involving a couple of bandits). Moreover, Island Dreams will win you over with its infectious optimism and charming whimsy, anchored on the vibrant chemistry of Delos Reyes and Petitprez.” (Read full review)
3.0 John Tawasil (Present Confusion)
“Island Dreams ends up being a fairly entertaining romance film, but if you’ve seen one of these, you’ve seen them all.” (Read full review)
2.5 Philbert Dy (Click the City)
“Island Dreams (dir. Aloy Adlawan and Gino Santos) is really pretty. It gets a lot out of its Batangas setting, practically every frame featuring some beautiful natural detail. But the beauty doesn’t entirely make up for the slightness of the narrative.” (Read full review)