Edge of the World (2021)

Edge of the World (2021)

Edge of the World (2021)

Golden Globe-winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) leads this true-story adventure as Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840's and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting—only to face charges of murder and piracy himself.

2021104 minsUSA, UK, China, MalaysiaSignature Entertainment
AdventureDramaTrue Story & BiographyHistorical

Streaming (2 Providers)

Edge of the World (2021) / Reviews

The New York Times

The New York Times

Edge of the World plugs its narrative gaps with corn and cliche.

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Variety

Variety

Where Edge of the World distinguishes itself is in its evocative visuals of Borneo’s unspoiled beauty... and the lived-in intensity of Meyers.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

Both as a historian and film fan, I can say this film does the source material justice.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Alas, Edge of the World fails to do justice to this fascinating and deeply complex chapter in British colonial history.

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