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A Documentary by Amy Hardie

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Join Amy Hardie's blog to hear about her new work with the Maggie's Centre in Dundee and Strathcarron Hospice in Denny [website]

The Edge of Dreaming DVD is available for under £10 on Amazon. Five star reviews [website]


The Edge of Dreaming screens in the fab and warm and newly refurbished cinema in Uist, Taigh Chearsabhagh on Friday March 16th at 7.30 pm. Contact arts@taigh-chearsabhagh.org or tel 01870 603977 for tickets.

Amy Hardie will be present for a Q & A


The Edge of Dreaming screening is followed by a workshop on Saturday March 17th, 2 - 4 p.m in Uist. Participants bring their own experiences to engage with each other and the themes in the film. A chance to learn how oddly similar the latest neuroscience and traditional Celtic bardos are. Book through arts@taigh-chearsabhagh.org or tel 01870 603977. Max 12 places.


The Edge of Dreaming grabbed the attention of CBS News after the success of Inception. UP TO THE MINUTES' anchor Emily Smith interviews Amy Hardie in her Scottish home. [website]


The Edge of Dreaming won the main critic's award of the Special Contest "Mirror" in Kiev International Film Festival:

The grand prize of the special contest "Mirror" was received by the documentary "The Edge of Dreaming" by British director Amy Hardie -
"For the artistry and masterful combination of cinematography varieties in the personal confession of the artist."




You can join The Edge of Dreaming facebook site to discuss the film or to ask a question of director Amy Hardie or any of the production, editing or sound crew! [facebook page]


Latest Reviews

A "transcendent" film - Variety [Review]

bold, creative, engrossing -
Spirituality & Practice [Review]

intelligent woman with an open mind and heart who embarked on a serious metaphysical quest.
- The New York TImes [Review]

Poetic, hallucinatory effects and a candid, intimate perspective
- The Wall Street Journal [Review]

Independent Pick of the Day: "Poignant and fascinating exploration of mortality, mourning and how fear can attack the body."
Time Out Critics choice: "Evocative, provocative and absorbing..compelling"
The Sunday Times Critics choice: "Hardie's film-making skills ensure memorable sequences"
Telegraph Digital Choice: "a film that ponders death and our deepest thoughts"
The Guardian Feature:"Her reconnaisance of dreamland provided some eerie moments, and resulted in a mesmerising film"
The Scottish Sun Feature" her flick has been shown in 29 film festivals across 13 countries".
Scotland on Sunday, Spectrum Feature:"The Edge of Dreaming was the most watched film in America on PBS for several weeks...audiences have interpreted her story as a metaphor"

News Archives [read]

The Edge of Dreaming is now on the Scottish Documentary Institute Blog. [blog]

More reviews, interviews and articles are available in the press kit section.


Go to facebook site for latest reviews from the Guardian, Scottish Sun, Time Out and Scotland on Sunday.

"Amy Hardie’s ‘The Edge of Dreaming’ is still holding my heart hostage"
Guth Gafa Festival review, Life is A Festival! Blog


Eye For Film, Amber Wilkinson


Pick of the Day at IDFA.
Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On
Nick Cunnigham

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Tue Steen Muller, international writer on documentary and director of European Documentary Network from 1996 – 2005, gave the film his top rating – five pen nibs!

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"It is on the whole probable that we continually dream, but that consciousness makes
such a noise that we do not hear it." Carl Jung