Sheila Hancock stars in the title role as Edie, an elderly woman who, in the aftermath of the death of her controlling husband, decides to fulfil a long-held dream of climbing a mountain in Scotland. Against her daughter’s wishes, she heads to Scotland and employs Jonny (Kevin Guthrie) to help her get the right equipment and train her for the gruelling climb. As the pair talk, bicker and have fun, they reveal more about their lives to each other, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Scottish Highlands. Edie had its World Premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017.
Simon Hunter / UK 2017 / 1h42m / 12A – Contains infrequent strong language. / Cast: Sheila Hancock, Kevin Guthrie, Paul Brannigan, Amy Manson, Wendy Morgan.