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The Edge of Love

The Edge of Love
  • 2008
  • UK
  • 110 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John Maybury
  • Written by: Sharman Macdonald
  • Cast: Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy, Matthew Rhys
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Welsh chanteuse Vera Phillips (Knightley) happens upon old lover Dylan Thomas (Rhys) who is now married to Caitlin (Miller). They become a firm threesome until Vera falls in love with young officer (Murphy) and group dynamics shift unpleasantly. Based around real events, Maybury's film is clever, funny, insightful and full of killer lines.

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The Edge of Love

19 Jun 20084 stars

DRAMA (15) 110min Dylan Thomas, he of the milk wood, once remarked that: ‘When one burns one’s bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.’ The Edge of Love is the story of how the great Welsh poet burnt a very big bridge, one that connected him to an…

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