meet Edith Moore...

At the tender age of eighty five, a gruff old woman sets out to try and capture a little of the magic she had as a young girl. The story is a tale of triumph over adversity as Edie embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. 

Sheila Hancock plays Edie 


Kevin Guthrie plays Jonny

Amy Manson plays Fiona

Wendy Morgan plays Edie's daughter Nancy. 

Paul Brannigan plays Jonny's friend McLaughlin

Behind the scenes...

filming took place in Lochinver, Sutherland, in May and June 2016. During the shoot the entire crew scaled the mountain, camping out over a number of nights. This included both Sheila and Kevin. 

Simon discussing a sequence with Sheila Hancock. Sheila is setting out on her  journey towards the mountain. 

Edie pauses for lunch next to a waterfall. Simon and Sheila Hancock discuss. 

Simon chats over a scene where Edie meets a hiker with Sheila Hancock and Daniela Bräuer

Flying around the set! A short end of shoot film showing our more extravagant moments. 

The clothes, boots, tents and sleeping bags were supplied by Swedish outdoor company, Fjällräven, and German boot manufacturer Hanwag. Drinks for our party scenes were provided by Tanners of Shrewsbury, England. 

Massive thanks to all our sponsors in Sweden, Germany and in Shrewsbury, England. We could not have made the film without you
— Simon Hunter director