The Edge of the World

United Kingdom, 1978

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Life, love and death on Foula, a remote Shetland Island. Rare for its time, a vigorous location drama in the Flaherty tradition, sometimes naive, usually exhilarating. The original film made in 1937 with additional material filmed in colour in 1978. Stars Niall MacGinnis, Belle Chrystal, John Laurie and Finlay Currie.

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Credits

producer

Joe Rock

production company

GFD

Rock

director

Michael Powell

Duration

01:20:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324959

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

TMDB-Movie

169931

Wikidata

Q2605272

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