‘The Edge of Everything’ documentary trailer on Snooker’s Ronnie O’Sullivan
by Alex Billington
November 15, 2023
“I wasn’t very good at having all that stuff locked up inside me…” MetFilm Distribution has released the trailer for Ronnie: the edge of everythinga documentary film about a sports legend named Ronnie O’Sullivan. Only some will recognize his name, as he is best known as a champion of the game of snooker (similar to billiards) and was famous in the 1990s. Facing the end of a very successful but turbulent career, snooker legend Ronnie O’ Sullivan finally keeps the game at arm’s length. However, during a season leading up to a career-defining tournament, and triggered by memories from the past, he finds himself once again in the intense grip of the sport. Produced by David Beckham’s Studio 99 and directed by Sam Blair, it’s a film that pushes the boundaries of sports biographies, a complex and sophisticated story of a man wrestling with his talent and his demons. Even if you don’t know much about snooker or who this guy is, it still seems fascinating – another look at the tumult of a famous professional life. Check it out below.
Official trailer for the Sam Blair documentary Ronnie O’Sullivan: The Edge of It Alldirectly from YouTube:
Facing the end of a highly successful but turbulent career, the snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan finally holds the game at arm’s length. During a season leading up to a career-defining tournament, and triggered by memories of the past, he finds himself once again in the intense grip of the sport. Watch O’Sullivan open the doors to his personal life, including his family and inner circle of friends and confidants, giving filmmakers a remarkable cast of characters, personal archive and an extraordinary story that has never been been told before on screen. As if that wasn’t enough, he also decided to write snooker history in front of the cameras. Ronnie O’Sullivan: The Edge of It Alla.k.a The edge of everythingis directed by British filmmaker Sam Blairdirector of doc films Up down, Personal record, Keep quietAnd Make us dream previously. Executive produced by David Beckham and Studio 99. MetFilm Dist. will debut The edge of everything in UK cinemas from November 24, 2023 this autumn. Anyone interested?