Director – Mark Jenkin
2019/ UK/English/16mm Kodak/Black and White
BBFC Classification – 15
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.
Supporting Short: The Last Mermaid
Director – Angela Gourley
HIFF Classification – 12A
A quirky fantasy about a washed up, Scottish mermaid, and her attempts to repopulate her species.