Modern-day Cornish fisherman Martin (Edward Rowe) is struggling to buy a boat while coping with family rivalry and an influx of London money, Airbnb-ers and stag parties to his harbour village. The summer season brings simmering tensions between locals and newcomers to boiling point, with tragic consequences.

Stunningly shot on a vintage 16mm camera using monochrome Kodak stock, Mark Jenkin’s Bait marks the arrival of a bold new voice in British filmmaking – a timely and funny, yet poignant new film, that gets to the heart of a community facing up unwelcome change.

“A hypnotic take on tourists ruining Cornwall” – The Guardian

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