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The Possibilities Are Endless

The Possibilities Are Endless
  • 2014
  • UK
  • 83 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: James Hall/Edward Lovelace
  • UK release: 7 November 2014

Documentary about Scottish singer-songwriter Edwyn Collins, the stroke he suffered in 2005, and his remarkable (albeit ongoing) recovery. The picture of the relationship between Collins and his wife Grace is moving, making for an inspiring and hopeful love story.

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The Possibilities Are Endless

3 Nov 20144 stars

Striking documentary charting the trauma and triumph of singer Edwyn Collins

In 2005 the Scottish singer-songwriter Edwyn Collins suffered a massive cerebral haemorrhage that left him with very limited speech and movement. Devastating doesn’t even begin to describe it. And yet, as this impressionistic and moving documentary from…

Interview: Edwyn Collins discusses new documentary The Possibilities Are Endless

9 Oct 2014

Orange Juice frontman on letting filmakers into his life and how social media changed his life

In 2009, Edwyn Collins sat down opposite me in the BBC Scotland’s green room at the Glasgow leg of the Children in Need appeal. The singer and producer was slowly returning to public life after a life-threatening stroke and we spoke for ten minutes; but…

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