Bait

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Modern-day Cornish fisherman Martin (Edward Rowe) is struggling to buy a boat while coping with family rivalry and the influx of London money, Airbnb and stag parties to his harbour village. The summer season brings simmering tensions between the locals and newcomers to boiling point, with tragic consequences.Stunningly shot on a vintage 16mm camera using monochrome Kodak stock, Mark Jenkins Bait is a timely and funny, yet poignant new film that gets to the heart of a community facing up unwelcome change. A timeless work of art Empire Mark Jenkin emerges as a distinctive new voice in British filmmaking The SkinnyA genuine modern masterpiece Mark Kermode Strange, spellbinding and timely. One of the most thrillingly original British films in yearsLittle White LiesScreening as part of our BEACON Season.Director: Mark JenkinUK 2019Cast: Edward Rowe, Giles King, Mary Woodvine and Simon ShepherdRun time: 89 mins

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