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Dir. Mark Jenkin
2019 | 89 mins | UK
Tue 24 Sep: 7.30pm (SOLD OUT) Wed 25 Sep: 7.30pm (SOLD OUT) Sun 29 Sep: 1pm (SOLD OUT) Thu 7 Nov: 7.30pm
- Fri 10 Jan: 1.30pm
Fri 10 Jan: 7.30pm(SOLD OUT)
- Tue 14 Jan: 5.15pm
Tue 14 Jan: 7.30pm(SOLD OUT)
- Sat 25 Jan: 5pm
- £8* – Standard
- £5* – Student / Under 25
- £5* – Screenings Before 5pm (Excluding Sunday screenings)
- £21* – 3 film tickets for £21
Stunningly shot on a vintage 16mm camera using monochrome Kodak stock, Mark Jenkin’s Bait is a timely and funny, yet poignant new film that gets to the heart of a Cornish community facing up unwelcome change.
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 idea of an idyllic Cornish village is a thing of the past and as the summer season heats up, simmering tensions between the locals and newcomers rise to boiling point.
Hypnotic and nostalgic, BAIT’s distinctive visual style is not afraid to ask searching or neglected questions about modern Britain.
AWARD NOMINATIONS & WINS
- Outstanding British film
- Outstanding Debut by a British writer, director or producer