Enys Men (15)

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Directed by Mark Jenkin 
Starring Mary Woodvine, Edward Rowe, Flo Crowe, John Woodvine

Enys Men is a mind-bending Cornish folk horror set in 1973 that unfolds on an uninhabited island off the Cornish coast. A wildlife volunteer’s daily observations of a rare flower take a dark turn into the strange and metaphysical, forcing bothher and viewers to question what is real and what is nightmare. Is the landscape not only alive but sentient?

Shot by Jenkin (Bait) on grainy 16mm colour film stock and with his trademark post-synched sound, the form feels both innovative and authentic to the period. Filmed on location around the disused tin mines of West Penwith, it is also an ode to Cornwall’s rich folklore and natural beauty. 

 

Certificate:

15

Duration

Approx 92 mins

Time details

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