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The Edge of the World (Blu-ray)

Directed by : Michael Powell
Available Date : 10/31/2023
Release Year : 1937
Running Time : 75
UPC : 738329264147
Country : U.K.
Language: English
Genre : Drama, Romance
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Two families living on a remote island off of Scotland are brought together by star-crossed lovers. When Ruth's brother Robbie plans to leave the island for a future abroad, her item of affection, Andrew, challenges her brother to race up the island's treacherous cliffs. Their challenge threatens to tear the families apart and ruin whatever peace is left on their island home, bringing both men right up onto THE EDGE OF THE WORLD. Shot entirely on the wild, windswept island of Foula in the Shetlands, this thrilling romantic drama from director Michael Powell (The Red Shoes, Stairway to Heaven) is beautiful and profoundly moving for its time.

Product Extras :
  • Audio commentary by Oscar®-winner Thelma Schoonmaker, film historian Ian Christie, and Oscar®-winner Daniel Day-Lewis reading from Michael Powell’s book on the making of the film
  • Return to the Edge of the World (1979), in which Michael returns to Foula with the cast and crew
  • An Airman’s Letter to his Mother (1941), Michael Powell’s WWII-era short film
  • Alternative Scenes (1944, 9 minutes)
  • Michael Powell’s Home Movies narrated by Thelma Schoonmaker
  • Original Trailer
Publish Date : 2023-09-26
  • Michael Powell - Director
  • Niall MacGinnis - Actor
  • Belle Chrystall - Actor
  • John Laurie - Actor

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