Edge of Dreaming

Edge of Dreaming

DVD - 2010
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"Scottish filmmaker Amy Hardie built a career on making science documentaries, reflecting her staunchly rational mind. Then one evening she had a haunting dream of her horse dying, waking to discover that her beloved horse had passed away that same night. Shaken, she tried to pass it off as mere coincidence. But then she had another disturbing slumber, a nightmare where her deceased ex-husband predicts that she will die at age 48. After a foreboding doctor's visit, and with her 49th birthday mere months away, she starts to wonder about the explanatory power of dreams and their impact on her own mortality. In Edge of Dreaming, Amy looks for answers everywhere, from leading biologists Weissmann of and neuroscientists to the more spiritual solutions of a shaman. With the love and support of her family, Amy chronicles her quest to untangle the knots in her unconscious and the meaning of her destabilizing dreams"--www.kino.com.
Publisher: New York : Lorber Films, 2010
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Credits: Animator, Cameron Duguid; Music, Gunnar Okarsson.
UPC: 705105266114
Call Number: DVD 135.3 EDGE


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May 19, 2015

Interesting documentary for sure. Although, by the end of it I think is was just a little too long. More an examination of a woman's life than an in depth study of dreams. Definitely displays the oscillation between the rational and the superstitious mind.


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