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A compelling debut feature exploring the consequences of dark familial secrets, The Edge of Chaos follows the well-respected and wealthy Keenan family, and the reverberations made when their alcoholic daughter Carrie attempts to blackmail the family patriarch Derek over his corrupt business dealings. An extremely powerful and realistic dissection of how unhealed wounds and unexpressed grief can shatter families, it scrutinizes what lies beneath the veneer of often polished surfaces, and the insidious nature of repressed emotion and unresolved trauma.

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  • Language
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    World Premiere
  • Director
    Sam Uhlemann
  • Screenwriter
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  • Producer
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  • Cast
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  • Cinematographer
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  • Editor
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  • Composer
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