BEPPE PICKS: ROSE ISLAND
April 11, 2023
Have you ever thought of creating your own island with your own rules and laws? How cool would that be!
Based on a true story, an idealistic engineer builds his own island off the Italian coast and proclaims it a nation. In 1968, Giorgio Rosa founded the independent state called "The Isle of Roses" off the coast of Rimini, built on a platform outside the territorial waters. However, the Italian government declares him an enemy because of the income they are missing out on due to the large number of tourists that Rose Island attracts. Entertaining and optimistic, the film creates a watchable underdog story perfect for light-hearted evening entertainment...