Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired all US rights to the Golden Globes nominee and Russian Academy Award foreign language submission.

Alexey Uchitel directed The Edge from a screenplay by Alexander Gonorovsky. Konstantin Ernst produced the film, which recently received its US premiere at the Palm Springs International Festival after launching in Toronto last autumn.

Samuel Goldwyn has set a spring release on the story of a railway engineer at a Soviet gulag who encounters a mysterious German girl.

Sun Rise Films president Sergei Bespalov negotiated the deal with Samuel Goldwyn Films president Meyer Gottlieb.