The Edge of Dartmoor examines the controversial and extreme lifestyle choice of one man. David Edge, who has lived in his van on Dartmoor for two and a half years, holds interesting views on life and love. The film explores some of his dark past and David tells us about some of the events that have led him to this point in his life. The film questions David’s resources and looks into the basis of his financial support. Can David really exist in a happy and self-sustainable lifestyle, or does he have to contradict himself in order to survive?