Edge of Madness
Edge of Madness is a 2002 drama film based on the short story A Wilderness Station, written by Alice Munro. The Canadian film stars Brendan Fehr, Caroline Dhavernas, and Corey Sevier. Written by Charles K. Pitts and Anne Wheeler the film is based on the life of a young women (Annie) who confesses to the murder of her husband. Annie is selected out of an orphanage to be a part of an arranged marriage and to be a house wife at a homestead. After countless rapes and times of abuse, George the brother of Simon (Annie's husband), murders Simon. As the story progresses, Annie confesses to this murder and her life and liberty are put into question.
Annie Herron is abused by her husband, Simon, whilst his brother, George, was seemingly helpless to intervene. The film hits an interesting twist when Simon is murdered. Annie is convinced that she is the murderer, even as she gets herself admitted to the gaol in the Fort.
|author||Anne Wheeler Charles K. Pitts|
|keywords||abuse arranged marriage baby beat branch clean cook driven mad force learn lock up murder read rough sex tree branch unsent letter|
|producer||William Wallace Gray|
|productionCompany||Cinegroup Credo Entertainment Gregorian Films|
|publisher||Lions Gate Entertainment|