Grand Isle (1991)


A soporific adaptation of The Awakening, Kate Chopin’s proto-feminist, turn-of-the-century novel about a Kentucky-born wife and mother of two whose summer season on Grand Isle with her husband’s easy-going Creole friends frees her from inhibitions. Courted by the young Robert, she finds herself through swimming, unrequited love, painting and other unconventional behaviour.

Director: Mary Lambert.
Writers: Kate Chopin (novel), Hesper Anderson (screenplay).
Stars: Kelly McGillis, Jon DeVries, Adrian Pasdar, Ellen Burstyn, Julian Sands, Anthony DeSando, Glenne Headly, Michael Audley, Marion Zinser, Marianne Mason, Patrick Weathers, Taylor Simpson, Ron Millkie, Avery Jolly, Chad Folse.



How would you rate this movie?

Click on a star to rate it!


  1. Gabrielle
    January 31, 2021

    Yay! I am tickled plaid to see this here! I’ve been searching for it for what feels like forever! Thank you so much!!!!

  2. Ursula Hemard
    March 17, 2021

    Same here just like Gabrielle …. So excited to find this here … have been searching since years … big fan of the book … as far as I know this was the only attempt until now to turn the novel into a movie …. thank you so much!!!

  3. Ashlynn Paquette
    November 3, 2022

    Beautiful movie about women finding their independence, though I just wish the ending could have coincided with a hallmark movie. If you know what I mean?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *