The Edge of the World

United Kingdom, 1978

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Michael Powell

producer

Joe Rock

production company

Rock

GFD

Language

English

Duration

01:20:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36745

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Shetland (Scotland)

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Places → Shetland (Scotland)

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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