Edie (M)

Edie at Star Theatre Launceston

Edie (M)

Starring Shelia Hancock, star of stage and screen. Edie is a bitter, gruff woman in her eighties. Following her husband George’s death, Edie’s strained relationship with her daughter begins to worsen and plans are made for Edie to move into a nursing home. Feeling it’s the beginning of the end she embarks on a trip to fulfil her lifelong dream of climbing a mountain in the Scottish Highlands. Edie believes its never too late—packing an old camping bag, leaving her life behind and embarking on an adventure she never got to have—climbing the imposing Mount Suilven in Scotland.

In a film in which she does all of her own ‘stunts’ Sheila Hancock delivers a nuanced and poignant performance as a woman determined to achieve her goal… (James Croot, NZ Film Critic)

Classification: M
Duration: 102 mins