EDIE

By Simon HUNTER

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Drama - Completed 2017

Faced with the prospect of life in an old folks’ home, eighty three year old Edith Moore sets off to rekindle her fond memories of childhood by heading to Scotland to climb a mountain.

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Berlin European Film Market (EFM) 2018
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 102 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Simon HUNTER
    • Writer(s)
    • Elizabeth O'HALLORAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Mark STOTHERT
    • Synopsis
    • Edith Moore (Edie) is a bitter, gruff woman in her eighties. In the months following her husband George’s death, Edie’s strained relationship with her daughter Nancy begins to worsen. The question over Edie’s future looms large; while Edie tries hardto convince Nancy she can manage fine by herself, Nancy is making plans for her mother to move to a retirement home.

      Edie feels like it is the beginning of the end. It seems she will die with all the regrets of her past intact and one regret haunts her most of all. When Edie was married, her father planned a climbing trip for them in the Scottish Highlands. Edie yearned to go, but her husband George, a difficult and controlling man, made her stay at home, nearly thirty years later, Edie decides to make the trip herself alone.
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