Mark Jenkin, director of Enys Men and Bait, says that a Marvel movie would be an "absolute nightmare" for him – exclusive image.

Mark Jenkin, director of Enys Men and Bait, says that a Marvel movie would be an "absolute nightmare" for him – exclusive image.

How does one follow up on the success of a film as unique as Bait? For Mark Jenkin, the writer, director, and editor of the 16mm black-and-white film, it was a matter of returning to his roots. Bait is about Edward Rowe, a boatless Cornish fisherman who wages war on gentrification. The film was met with rapturous reviews and worldwide festival appreciation, in addition to a BAFTA win. Not to mention, it gained the approval of well-known film critics like Mark Kermode and Quentin Tarantino. In fact, Jenkin ran into Tarantino at the BAFTA ceremony

"With Bait, everyone knew that the stakes were higher," says Mary Woodvine, who was in Bait, and has followed Jenkin to the new project. "On the set, there was no difference. But I think everybody's internal dialogue was, 'Fuck, this better be good.' This was the difficult second album." It's still in grainy 16mm monochrome, and still set around the Cornish coast, but Enys Men's vibe is more that of a 1970s folk horror. Woodvine plays an isolated wildlife volunteer who

Despite the increased scale of his second feature film, it's safe to say that director Mark Jenkin is unlikely to be headed to Hollywood anytime soon. "I'm the same as anybody," Jenkin says. "I get attracted to showbiz. I love the glamour of it. But I know enough to think that if I somehow got offered a Marvel film... I think I'd be one of those directors who wasn't there by the end. Maybe I'd get the pay cheque, and we could get our roof done, but a safe pair of hands would come in and just reshoot the absolute nightmare that I'd created." A Mark Jenkin-

Eny's Men is an upcoming horror film that is sure to send chills down your spine. The film is set on a remote island off the coast of Cornwall, and follows a group of friends who are terrorized by

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