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The Edge of the World (1937)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Documentary
Release Date:January 14, 2000
Running time:81 minutes
Cast:John Laurie, Kitty Kirwan, Belle Chrystall, Finlay Currie, Eric Berry
Director:Michael Powell
Producer:Joe Rock
Writer:Michael Powell
Distributor:British Film Institute

Description: What happens when the people of a lonely, windswept island can no longer survive as a community ? This Drama/Documentary examines the hardships of such a life and the decisions they must make, whether to stay where their families have worked & died to establish this hard-working community or to leave and give the next generation a better chance. Partly based on a true story (The evacuation of "Hirta" or "St. Kilda").

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