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The Edge of the World

Disutradarai oleh Michael Powell
Inggris, 1937
Drama, Sejarah, Romansa


This drama of romance and family is set on a remote island off the coast of Scotland. To settle an argument, two men from different clans follow a local tradition and race to the top of the island’s cliffs, with an outcome that shatters the island’s peace.

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The Edge of the World Disutradarai oleh Michael Powell

Ulasan Kritikus

It is a film about the beauty and sadness of obsolescence, with Powell patiently capturing traditions, accents and faces that would soon be lost to history. Though a work of fiction with a love story at its heart, Powell embedded closely with the local population in order to depict them as accurately, and lovingly, as possible. The result is a film of grand emotions, grander cliffside landscapes and a jeweler’s eye for local detail.
January 16, 2018
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Obvious comparison with MAN OF ARAN, and I guess that was more poetic… yet this is by far the better movie, with a more convincing psychology (as in BLACK NARCISSUS, Powell knows that living at too-close quarters can make people a bit crazy) and the proof of a true filmmaker in the landscapes, the close-ups of faces, the technique (girl’s face superimposed on the waves, man’s face over memories of his life as he departs) and above all the dramatic detail…
August 30, 2013
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