Edie

2018

To try and overcome a lifetime of bitterness and resentment, an older lady decides to climb a mountain in Scotland.

Meet Edith Moore an elderly woman, who in the aftermath of the death of her controlling husband, decides to fulfil a life-long dream and overcome a lifetime of bitterness and resentment.

At the tender age of eighty-three, Edie sets out to try and capture a little of the magic she had as a young girl by climbing the highest mountain in Scotland. Against her daughters wishes, she heads to Scotland and hires the services of a young guide, Jonny, to help her prepare for the gruelling climb ahead – which sparks an unusual friendship.

The story is a tale of triumph over adversity as Edie embarks on the adventure of a lifetime, set against the stunning backdrop of the Scottish Highlands.

Genre

Uplifting Drama

Language

English

Country

United Kingdom

Run Time

102 min

Status

Completed

Director

Simon Hunter

Producer

Mark Stothert

Cast

Sheila Hancock
Kevin Guthrie

Festivals

Stills

“Sheila Hancock delivers an acting master class in Edie’ 5/5

Culture Fix

“Sheila Hancock’s exceptional performance hits the heights”

The Hollywood News

“Life-affirming crowd-pleaser with an inspiring ‘never too late’ message” 4/5

Metro

“An inspirational story about the importance of following one’s dreams and not wasting a single speck of sand in our short, short hourglasses, Edie is a cinematic delight”

The Wee Review