For the science fiction TV film, see Ferocious Planet.
The Other Side is a comedy-drama film. The film is the directorial debut of writer David Michaels, who co-wrote the script with Phil Reeves. The film stars Woody Harrelson, Giovanni Ribisi, Dave Matthews, Anjelica Huston and Jason Lee.
Max Mackenzie (Olivia Thirlby), an over-achieving science student, receives a scholarship by Marston I and Marston II (Woody Harrelson) to study fish on the remote Destiny Island. On the island she meets an array of odd citizens leading her to discover a tragedy that happened on the island years prior. She also falls in love with Sean Splinter (Giovanni Ribisi), the mayor's son.