Neon has acquired North American rights to Mark Jenkin’s horror Enys Men, ahead of its premiere in Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight.
UK-based Protagonist Pictures represents worldwide rights.
The title is Jenkin’s follow-up to Bafta winner Bait, and reunites him with Bait stars Mary Woodvine and Edward Rowe. It unravels around a wildlife volunteer living a solitary life on a remote Cornish island, who starts to lose her grip on reality.
It’s produced by Denzil Monk for Bosena. Film4 co-financed the film.
Jenkin won the Bafta for outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer for Bait.
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