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 Jenkin’s Bait is a timely and funny, yet poignant new film that gets to the heart of a community facing unwelcome change.
Portreath Film Club is part of C Fylm, Cornwall’s network of community film clubs. When you come to your first C Fylm screening, you will be asked to pay £6 for a C Fylm membership, and get your first film for free! Once you become a member you will be able to buy members entry at any film club across the network. Find out more about C Fylm and our clubs here: www.cfylm.co.uk