Bait (18) | Home Ents Review
Sep06

Bait (18) | Home Ents Review

  Dir. Dominic Brunt, UK, 2015, 83 mins Cast: Victoria Smurfit, Joanne Mitchell, Jonathan Slinger Bait, also known in some territories as The Taking (in my opinion the more appropriate title) is the second feature from supremely talented director Dominic Brunt, who most would recognise as Paddy, a staple from the long-running British soap Emmerdale. Bex and Dawn, two good friends played by Victoria Smurfit and (Brunt’s real...

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Interview: Dominic Brunt Chats About Bait
Aug29

Interview: Dominic Brunt Chats About Bait

Mark Bartlett at close-upfilm.com spent some time catching up with the very talented Dominic Brunt, ahead of the 2015 FrightFest premiere of his awesome second feature BAIT. Two good friends played by Victoria Smurfit and Joanne Mitchell fall afoul of a relentlessly cruel and brutal loan shark (Jonathan Slinger). It’s a very satisfying (and gory) retribution movie, with very strong performances, writing and direction. **This...

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