Dancing on the Edge DVD - AV Item

3 Disc DVD

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In the early 1930s London, the black jazz group known as the Louis Lester Band is on the rise. Countless aristocrats, including the royal family, ask the band to perform, but just as the band's success balloons, tragedy strikes, setting off a chain of events that may end it all. From acclaimed writer and director Stephen Poliakoff, this mystery features an all-star cast led by Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, and many more!

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Features & Benefits

Features:

  • Length: 480 minutes on 3 Discs
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 6
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Country of Origin: United States

AV Benefits:

Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Professional Reviews:

"a compelling look at race, class and jazz music in England during the 1930s." - The Hollywood Reporter

"...lusciously shot and brilliantly written and acted..." - The Hollywood Reporter

"...a beautiful job....as much fun to hear as it is to watch." - Fresh Air, NPR "not to be missed." - The Huffington Post

"It's beautiful to look at and artfully crafted....intelligent, original drama with personality." - The Guardian (UK)

3.5 out of 4 stars
"A superb drama offering an eye-opening look at an aspect of British history rarely explored in film or on TV, this is highly recommended," - Video Librarian, July/August 2015

Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 480 minutes on 3 Discs
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 6
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Country of Origin: United States

Description

  • Dancing on the Edge

    In the early 1930s London, the black jazz group known as the Louis Lester Band is on the rise. Managed by the compassionate yet short-tempered Wesley Holt, the band lands a gig at the Imperial Hotel, thanks to the cunning journalist, Stanley Mitchell. They prove to be a hit, and their star begins to rise. Countless aristocrats--including the royal family--ask the band to play at parties, catching the eye of the ambitious American businessman Walter Masterson and his enthusiastic employee, Julian. But just as the band's success balloons, tragedy strikes, setting off a chain of events that may put an end to it all.

    From acclaimed writer and director Stephen Poliakoff (The Lost Prince), this ensemble mystery features an all-star cast led by Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave) and Matthew Goode (The Good Wife, The Imitation Game), and also stars Jacqueline Bisset, Tom Hughes, Angel Coulby, Wunmi Mosaku, and many more!

    Special Bonus Features include...
    Behind the Scenes with cast and crew (approx 20 min, with captions)
    - Director Stephen Poliakoff
    - Chiwetel Ejiofor (Louis)
    - Janet Montgomery (Sarah)
    - Joanna Vanderham (Pamela)
    - Angel Coulby (Jessie)
    - Tom Hughes (Julian)

    This DVD features subtitles in English (SDH)