The Edge of Love Reviews

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November 17, 2011
April 16, 2009
The Edge of Love is literate and often lovely to look at, but unless you're requesting an off-key bohemian rhapsody, do not go gentle into that good theater.
April 3, 2009
The Edge of Love holds a lot of promise in its first hour and never completely falls apart, but it's ultimately not the movie it might have been.
April 2, 2009
This may be Knightley's first truly mature performance. Too bad it arrives wrapped in doggerel.
March 20, 2009
For all its vivid evocation of its characters' tomorrow-we-die bonhomie, the film finally never quite convinces viewers of its central subject: the sisterly, almost sapphic bond between Vera and Caitlin.
March 20, 2009
The movie makes for an engaging enough period piece.
December 10, 2018
The film then goes from a chamber drama to something larger; it doesn't always work. The poetry and the performances... though, and they make the thoughtful and stylish The Edge of Love something more than just another British costume drama.
August 23, 2018
The whole thing has come out as a muddle, and a cold-hearted, alienating muddle at that. If this is the life of literary people, then the literary people can keep it.
November 22, 2010
[Knightley & Miller] frolicking on the beach ... could easily be a couple of models from a Boden fashion shoot at play.
July 6, 2010
Despite the supposed passion that such material should inspire, what is presented is an emotionally void "love" story, which features three cold, distant, and un-likeable characters.
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