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The Edge of Love -- A story that explores the bohemian underworld of war-torn London and the complex lives of two couples whose relationships become dangerously intertwined.

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Sharman Macdonald (written by)
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Release Date:
20 June 2008 (Ireland) See more »
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Tagline:
The only thing more dangerous than war... is love.
Plot:
Two feisty, free-spirited women are connected by the brilliant, charismatic poet who loves them both. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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This film has moments of cinematic beauty. See more (50 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Simon Armstrong ... Wilfred Hosgood

Ben Batt ... Sergeant
Geoffrey Beevers ... Registrar
Rachel Bell ... Midwife

Paul Brooke ... Mr. Justice Singleton
Huw Ceredig ... John Patrick

Richard Clifford ... Alistair Graham

Richard Dillane ... Lt Col David Talbot Rice
Joel Dommett ... Train Soldier
Rachel Essex ... Mel
Craig Gallivan ... Sailor Beating Dylan
Callum Godfrey ... Boy on Train

Simon Kassianides ... Partisan

Keira Knightley ... Vera Phillips

Anne Lambton ... Anita Shenkin
Raymond Llewellyn ... Dewi Ianthe (as Ray Llewellyn)

Alastair Mackenzie ... Anthony Devas
Neville Malcolm ... Big Joe

Sienna Miller ... Caitlin Thomas

Cillian Murphy ... William Killick
Acacia Pattison Biggs ... Rowatt Aged 1 Month
Bethany Towell ... Rowatt Aged 1 Month

Jonny Phillips ... John Eldridge
Kyle Redmond-Jones ... Boy Soldier

Matthew Rhys ... Dylan Thomas
Leo Robertson ... Rowatt Aged 8 Months
Olivia Robertson ... Rowatt Aged 8 Months
Jenny Runacre ... Woman in Yellow Dress

Camilla Rutherford ... Nicolette

Lisa Stansfield ... Ruth Williams
Diego Stephens ... Llewellyn
Lanark Stephens ... Llewellyn
Nick Stringer ... PC Williams
Suggs ... The Crooner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Karl Johnson ... Dai Fred (uncredited)
Anthony O'Donnell ... Jack Lloyd (uncredited)
Kent Olesen ... Soldier (uncredited)
Matthew Radway ... Soldier (uncredited)
Simon John Wilson ... US G.I. / English Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
John Maybury 
 
Writing credits
Sharman Macdonald (written by)

Produced by
David Bergstein .... executive producer
Paul Brett .... executive producer
Mark Brooke .... executive producer (as Mark A. Brooke)
Rebekah Gilbertson .... producer
Bill Godfrey .... co-producer
Nick Hill .... executive producer
Linda James .... executive producer
Huw Penallt Jones .... co-producer (as Huw Penallt-Jones)
Hannah Leader .... executive producer
Joe Oppenheimer .... executive producer
Sarah Radclyffe .... producer
Tim Smith .... executive producer
Lesley Stewart .... line producer
David M. Thompson .... executive producer
Anna Webster .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Angelo Badalamenti 
 
Cinematography by
Jonathan Freeman 
 
Film Editing by
Emma E. Hickox 
 
Casting by
Nina Gold 
 
Production Design by
Alan MacDonald 
 
Art Direction by
Grant Armstrong 
Mark Raggett 
 
Set Decoration by
Tina Jones 
 
Costume Design by
April Ferry 
 
Makeup Department
Catherine Davies .... crowd hair
Catherine Davies .... crowd makeup supervisor: Wales
Louise Fisher .... makeup artist
Joe Hopker .... hair stylist
Joe Hopker .... makeup artist
Lizzie Lawson .... crowd makeup supervisor: London (as Lizzi Lawson)
Kristyan Mallett .... special effects makeup designer
Daniel Phillips .... hair designer
Daniel Phillips .... makeup designer
Tapio Salmi .... hair supervisor
Tapio Salmi .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
Mark Davies .... unit manager
Clare Maclean .... post-production supervisor
Jacqueline Thorogood .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joey Coughlin .... third assistant director
Carlos Fidel .... second assistant director
Henry Forsyth .... assistant director: second unit
Clare Glass .... crowd second assistant director
Richard Styles .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Graham Caulfield .... drapesmaster
Graham Caulfield .... upholstery
Sophia Chowdhury .... assistant set decorator
Kelvin Cook .... dressing props
Gary Dawson .... dressing props
Katie Driscoll .... graphic designer
John Greaves .... storyboard artist
Bryan Griffiths .... rigger
Josh Jones .... stand-by carpenter
Tina Jones .... set dresser
Hannah Moseley .... draughtsman
Allen J. Polley .... property master
Mark Reynolds .... chargehand dressing prop
Emma Saunders .... art department assistant
Anna Thomas .... art department assistant
Greg Winter .... scenic artist
Paul Couch .... stand-by painter (uncredited)
Thomas Jones .... mold maker (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Dafydd Archard .... sound studio assistant
Paul Botham .... boom operator
Jeremy Brown .... sound assistant
Chris Burdon .... sound re-recording mixer
Doug Cooper .... sound re-recording mixer
Simon Fraser .... sound mixer
Phil Freudenfeld .... assistant dialogue editor (as Phillip Mark Freudenfeld)
Phil Freudenfeld .... foley editor (as Phillip Mark Freudenfeld)
Phil Freudenfeld .... foley recordist (as Phillip Mark Freudenfeld)
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer
Rick Gould .... foley artist
Tim Hands .... supervising sound editor
Sam Jones .... sound assistant engineer
Nick Kray .... foley recordist
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Ruth Sullivan .... foley artist
Rachael Tate .... adr recordist
Jack Whittaker .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Stuart Brisdon .... special effects supervisor
Mark Haddenham .... special effects senior technician
Graham Hills .... senior special effects technician
Tez Palmer .... special effects technician (as Terry Palmer)
Nigel Wilkinson .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Louie Alexander .... digital compositor: Framestore-CFC
Simon Allmark .... visual effects editor: Double Negative
Christopher Anciaume .... matchmove artist: Double Negative
Bacsó Anna .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Szvák Antal .... visual effects coordinator: Cube Effects
Jaume Arteman .... digital compositor: double negative
Ben Baker .... head of digital lab: Framestore CFC
Matthew Baker .... retouch and restoration: Framestore-CFC
Adrian Banton .... senior compositor: Double Negative
Zoltán Benyó .... visual effects producer: Cube Effects
Rodrigo Bernardo .... systems engineer
Zachary Bloom .... scanning and recording: Framestore CFC
Turea Blyth .... visual effects editorial: Framestore
Clare Brody .... digital intermediate: data operator
Nik Brownlee .... digital compositor: Double Negative
Paul Burke .... scanning and recording: Framestore
Andy Burrow .... scanning & recording manager
Vajda Bálint .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Francesca Canducci .... retouch and restoration: Framestore-CFC
Ana Mestre de Almeida Pereira .... roto/prep artist: Double Negative (as Ana Mestre)
Jerome Dewhurst .... engineer: Framestore CFC
Laboncz Edina .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Richard Edwards .... data operator: Framestore CFC
Péter Farkas .... lead digital compositor: Cube Effects
Tamás Fiedler .... digital artist: Cube Effects
Zoltán Fiedler .... digital artist: Cube Effects
Julian Foddy .... digital artist: Double Negative
André Gabriella .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Papp Gabriella .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Joe Godfrey .... conform editor: Framestore CFC
Azzard Gordon .... digital matchmove artist: Double Negative
Pete Hanson .... studio manager: double negative
Jeremy Hardin .... digital artist: Double Negative
Adam Hawkes .... title compositor
Karsten Hecker .... film mastering engineer: Framestore CFC
Bence Hegybíró .... digital artist: Cube Effects
Jan Hogevold .... executive producer: Framestore CFC
Lee Ifans .... visual effects editor: Double Negative
Karászi Ildikó .... visual effects coordinator: Cube Effects
Horváth Gál István .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Vajda István .... compositor: Cube Effects
Yan Jennings .... film mastering engineer
Pál Klemm .... 2D supervisor: Cube Effects
Éva Korda .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Dávid Kozma .... compositor: Cube Effects
Brian Krijgsman .... colourist: Framestore CFC
Katalin Kriskó .... digital artist: Cube Effects
Károly Körmöczi .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Matthew Leach .... studio assistant
Esme Long .... production assistant: Framestore CFC
James Long .... data operator: Framestore CFC
Kevin Lowery .... color management supervisor
Veronica Marcano .... scanning and recording operator: Framestore
Jan Maroske .... digital compositor: Double Negative
Gurel Mehmet .... digital matte painter: Double Negative
Miklós Mesterházy .... digital artist: Cube Effects
John Moffatt .... visual effects supervisor
Mike Morrison .... digital intermediate producer: Framestore CFC
Erzsébet Nemes .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Fábry Olivia .... roto/prep artist: Cube Effects
Nikolett Papp .... digital artist: Cube Effects
Kate Phillips .... visual effects producer
Lee Rankin .... scanning and recording: Framestore CFC
Tamás Ravasz .... digital artist: Cube Effects
James Reed .... scanning and recording
Jimmy Saul .... scanning and recording operator
Dan Snape .... digital compositor: Double Negative
Nick Stanley .... retouch and restoration: Framestore CFC
Atilla Szapek .... compositor: Cube Effects
Zoltán Szegedi .... senior digital compositor: Cube Effects
Gábor Székely .... technical director: Cube Effects
Ria Tamok .... senior digital compositor: Cube Effects
Pál Tauszig .... digital compositor: Cube Effects
Melissa Taylor .... visual effects executive producer
Odean Thompson .... digital paint artist: restoration: Framestore
Jenõ Udvardi .... visual effects producer: Cube Effects
Simon Wessely .... data operator: Framestore CFC
Péter Závorszky .... visual effects production manager: Cube Effects
Németh Ádám .... digital artist: Cube Effects
Taz Lodder .... technical support: Double Negative (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Belinda McGinley .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Nick Beeks-Sanders .... camera operator
John Clarke .... electrician
Andy Cole .... rigging gaffer
John Colley .... gaffer
Liam Daniel .... still photographer
Jason Dully .... additional second assistant camera: "b" camera
Dan Garlick .... second grip
Lee Godfrey .... b camera grip
Stuart Godfrey .... key grip
Alex Howe .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Martin Hume .... assistant camera operator
Adrian Mackay .... lighting technician
Vince Madden .... rigging gaffer
Glen Milner .... video assist operator
Barney Piercy .... assistant camera
Chris Plevin .... camera operator
Paul Snell .... central loader
Matt Wilson .... practical electrician
James Foster .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Vanessa Baker .... adr voice casting
Brendan Donnison .... adr voice casting
Robert Sterne .... casting assistant
Rose Wicksteed .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathryn Blight .... wardrobe assistant
Christopher Bradshaw .... wardrobe master
Nigel Egerton .... costume supervisor
Ashwin Makan .... costume assistant
Rosanna Normanton .... costume trainee
Uliva Pizzetti .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Chris Andrews .... negative cutter
Kerri Aungle .... negative cutter
Anna Dick .... second assistant editor
Andrew Jadavji .... associate editor
Sabine McDonald .... negative cutter
Lea Morement .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Becky Bentham .... music supervisor
Thomas Bowes .... orchestra leader
Jim Bruening .... soundtrack coordinator
Daniel Coe .... music assistant
Sophie Cornet .... music editor
Scott Davidson .... music engineer
Chris Garrick .... musician: violin solos
Helen Gavriel .... assistant music supervisor
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Dave Hartley .... musician: piano solos
Joseph LoDuca .... musical associate
Joshua Mathews .... assistant music engineer
John-Paul Palescandolo .... assistant engineer
Steve Price .... score mixer
Steve Price .... score recording engineer
Simon Rhodes .... song recordist
Polly Taylor .... assistant music supervisor
Claire Underwood .... singing coach
Bruce White .... viola
Oscar Zambrano .... song recording engineer
 
Transportation Department
Paul Revill .... facilities driver
John Smith .... transportation captain
Marcus Ward .... driver: cast
 
Other crew
Jessica Adams .... assistant: John Maybury
Pip Ayers .... electronic press kit
Jennine Baker .... first assistant accountant
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services
Mal Barter .... security: Sienna Miller
Simon J. Brooks .... production runner
Henry Camilleri .... military advisor
Ed Clarke .... head of development: Capitol Films
Jessica Cole .... assistant: Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller
Tom Crooke .... assistant location manager
Emma Davie .... unit publicist
Allison Dowzell .... liaison: film commission
Owain Gillard .... liaison: film commission
Alex Gladstone .... location manager
Sarah Golding .... script consultant
Siân Eve Goldsmith .... key floor runner
Erin Graham .... second assistant production accountant
James Greenslade .... production legal
Satesh Mathura .... Head of Legal & Business Affairs: Prescience Film Fund
Damian Mitchell .... armorer
Sophie Ménard .... runner
Simon Neville .... set armorer
Caroline O'Reilly .... script supervisor
Craig Pinney .... production assistant
Sam Radclyffe .... runner: londond office
Bill Ridealgh .... unit medic
Asha Sharma .... location assistant
Alisha Smith .... stand in: Sienna Miller
Maxine Stanley .... post-production accountant
Trevor Stanley .... production accountant
Bohdan Stoklasa .... facilities
Ann Summerhayes .... production secretary
Kate Therrien .... assistant: Huw Penallt Jones
Marcus Ward .... security: Keira Knightley
Steve Wentworth .... floor runner
Charlotte Wright .... assistant location manager
Darren Helman .... location support (uncredited)
Gareth Lewis .... floor runner: dailies (uncredited)
Michael Stapleton .... location security (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Jonathon Burford .... the producers wish to thank
Natalie Hume .... thanks (as Natalie Howe)
Jack Lechner .... special thanks
Satesh Mathura .... thanks
James Purefoy .... thanks: John Maybury
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for some sexuality, language and disturbing war images
Runtime:
110 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The interior of the Newquay "The Black Lion" was shot in "The Black Lion" in Cardigan. The pub has since shut due to the smoking ban.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When William Killick boards his transportation plane to Greece the C-47 Dakota shows (incorrectly) black and white "D-Day stripes" on fuselage and left wing. In the stock footage (probably ex-RCAF ZA947 operated by the "Battle of Britain Memorial Flight") used for the subsequent takeoff shot the C-47 has no markings at all neither on wings nor the fuselage's underbelly.See more »
Quotes:
Vera Phillips:You don't even see me, do you? Dylan! All you've got is stories in your head. Words. And I have to feel real. William... makes me real.See more »
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Soundtrack:
Shout for HappinessSee more »

FAQ

Where in Wales was this filmed ?
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20 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
This film has moments of cinematic beauty., 28 June 2008
Author: Aidan Mann from United Kingdom

Welsh poet Dylan Thomas excused from serving in active duty is doing his bit for the war effort producing bits of prose for some propaganda branch of government in Whitehall.

Thomas is portrayed as a freethinker believing in free love married to a woman with an equally demanding artistic streak and likewise with a penchant for extramarital romance. Thomas writing and reciting his poetry in systematic domestic mayhem throughout becomes somewhat priggish towards the end, resting somewhat uncomfortably on his society connections and pulling rank on a war veteran, who had shot up his house, and who was incidentally married to the woman he had been having an affair with.

The real story of this film is the love of two women, one (Keira Knightley) whose first love was Thomas (Matthew Rhys), the second (Sienna Miller) who is Thomas's wife. At times it reminds of The Singing Detective, as in very good television with slightly sinister overtones laid on top of scenes of surreal camp absurdity.

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