EDIE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Simon Hunter Stars: Sheila Hancock, Kevin Guthrie, Wendy Morgan, Amy Manson, Paul Brannigan. Edith Moon (veteran Sheila Hancock, from The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, etc) is an 85-year old widow who has spent the better part of her life caring for her wheelchair bound and domineering husband. She is preparing to move into an aged care facility. But when she visits the place to check it out she decides she is not quite ready for the move. While packing up her things she finds her diary in which she has written her thoughts Continue reading

LOVE AND DEATH ON LONG ISLAND

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Richard Kwietniowski Stars: John Hurt, Jason Priestley, Fiona Loewi, Sheila Hancock, Maury Chaykin. From first time writer/director Richard Kwietniowski comes this droll, delightfully entertaining and dry fish out of water tale. Based on Gilbert Adair's cult novel, long thought to be unfilmable, Love And Death On Long Island is also a contemporary, lightweight reworking of Death In Venice, albeit with a far more comic bent. Giles De 'Ath (John Hurt) is a reclusive, high brow British novelist, who disdains much of the technology of Continue reading