Opening Night Gala / World premiere

The Edge of Love

  • John Maybury /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2008 /
  • 104 mins

Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy, Matthew Rhys / Fiction / English, Greek, Welsh

Guilty pleasure meets eloquent art film: meet the perfect EIFF opener!

John Maybury

A painter, writer and director, John Maybury began shooting films in and around London's punk scene. While sustaining a career as a film and video artist, Maybury also directed promotional videos for major recording artists, including Boy George and Sinead O'Connor; the video for her hit single "Nothing Compares 2 U" won three major MTV awards, including Video of the Year. His award-winning feature films include Remembrance of Things Fast(1994) and Love is the Devil(1998), which won the Michael Powell Award for Best New British Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

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