Bait

Bait Fifteen

89 minutes

British filmmaker Mark Jenkin’s first full-length feature Bait has been critically lauded since its Berlinale premiere. Continuing his focus on handmade filmmaking from his shorts work and shot in grainy 16mm black and white, it chronicles a Cornish coastal town under threat from modernity. Fisherman Martin (Edward Rowe) is struggling to buy a boat while coping with a family rivalry and the influx of London money, Airbnb and stag parties to his harbour village. The summer brings simmering tensions between the locals and newcomers to boiling point, with tragic consequences. Around this drama, Jenkin has fashioned a film that feels original, experimental and often mythic in its observations of the timeless natural world alongside the everyday human one. Strikingly atmospheric and stylistically bold, rooted in local culture and community, Bait is both nostalgic and angrily contemporary and positions Jenkin as an exciting new voice in British cinema.

Show times

Calendar Date & Time

Fri 26 April 2024, 7.30pm

Runtime

89 min

Pin Location

All Stretton Village Hall
SY6 6JR

South Shropshire

Phone Enquiries

07812 583113; [email protected]

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Part of our mini film season: From the Western Edges

Ticket Tickets

Adult: £5.00

Calendar Date & Time

Thu 16 May 2024, 7.30pm

Interval

There will be an interval during this film

Runtime

89 min

Pin Location

Ryton Village Hall
SY5 7NB

South Shropshire

Phone Enquiries

01743 718237

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Doors open at 7pm. Under 18s £2.50. Interval Refreshments available; tea, coffee and cake.

Ticket Tickets

Adult: £5.00

Child: £2.50

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