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Bait

  • Petone: 28 May 2020
  • Cuba: 21 May 2020
Runtime: 99 min
GENRES: Drama
Violence, offensive language & sexual references
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Martin Ward is a cove fisherman, without a boat. His brother Steven has re-purposed their father's vessel as a tourist tripper, driving a wedge between the brothers. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the picturesque harbour. As his struggle to restore the family to their traditional place creates increasing friction with tourists and locals alike, a tragedy at the heart of the family changes his world. 

★★★★★ - Stuff
"Trust me, you've never seen anything like this five-star watch"

★★★★★ - Mark Kermode, Observer
"A genuine modern masterpiece, which establishes Jenkin as one of the most arresting and intriguing British film-makers of his generation."

★★★★ - The Times
"One of the most extraordinary movie experiences of the year,"

★★★★ - Flicks NZ
"It’s a mesmerising window into a community deeply unmoored by the battle between tradition and progress."

★★★★ - Time Out
"A quietly thrilling piece of modern filmmaking."

★★★★ - Guardian

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