Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene

Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene

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Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene

Derek Jacobi narrates this profile of influential novelist Graham Greene (1904-91), whose works include "The Third Man" and "The Quiet American." In addition to writing fiction, he reported on Kenya's Mau Mau Rebellion and the French Indochina War; authored travel books, plays, screenplays and essays; worked for MI6 (the British spy agency); and suffered from bipolar disorder. The documentary includes remarks from his daughter Caroline Bourget; and novelists John Le Carré and John Mortimer.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/30/2013
UPC: 0841887018937
Original Release: 2012
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:10:00
Sales rank: 89,096

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene
1. Chapter 1 [2:05]
2. Chapter 2 [7:32]
3. Chapter 3 [9:43]
4. Chapter 4 [9:32]
5. Chapter 5 [9:38]
6. Chapter 6 [10:14]
7. Chapter 7 [10:30]
8. Chapter 8 [2:36]
9. Chapter 9 [2:35]
10. Chapter 10 [:57]

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Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a very good examination of one of my favorite writers. I have ben a fan of Greene since I read The Quite American. I really feel this documentary gives an insightful yet balanced view of Greene from many perspectives. I learned many things about Greene I was not aware of until I watched this documentary. I also like the fact that it did not drag on, and kept my interest for the fill sixty minutes. Well done.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found this to be a gripping documentary about a courageous and important writer who wrote for 70 years of the past century yet is as relevant today as then.  Derek Jacobi  was an ideal narrator and actor Bill Nighy (Love Actually, Pirate Radio) reading  excerpts from Greene's books perfectly captures the subtle nuances of Graham Greene. This film captures Greene's life vividly in 70 minutes!