“A genuine modern masterpiece” – Mark Kermode. With the height of the summer season approaching, local fisherman Martin finds himself in the middle of simmering tension between the locals and the tourists.
“A genuine modern masterpiece” – Mark Kermode.
Martin Ward is a cove fisherman without a boat- his brother having repurposed their trawler as a day tripper for tourists and thus driven a wedge between the two. The height of the summer season finds Martin on the wrong side of simmering tension between the locals and tourists when a family tragedy changes everything.
Shot in Cornwall on 16mm black and white film and processed by hand, Bait is an utterly unique, handcrafted monochrome exploration of communities facing up to a changing world.