6.3/10 (IMDB)

Enys Men

1h 36m Horror
Enys Men
Enys Men


Living on an island off the Cornish coast, a wildlife volunteer's daily observations of a rare flower takes a dark turn into the strange and metaphysical, forcing her to question what is real and what is a nightmare. This provocative and masterful vision of horror asserts Mark Jenkin as one of the U.K.'s most exciting and singular filmmakers.


Mark Jenkin


Mary Woodvine, Edward Rowe, Flo Crowe


Not Rated




United Kingdom



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  • "The witchy atmosphere Jenkin conjures is spine-tinglingly devilish, the poetic manifestation of the subject’s deep grief, ever-ambiguous and frosty, taking on the aching melancholy of loss."
    - The Playlist
  • "Shot by Jenkin on 16mm color negative with a 1970s clockwork Bolex and scored with post-synch sound, the film looks and sounds as a relic unearthed from one of the island’s caves. A chest stashed with stories in turns seductive and chilling, woven into a tale that will keep on unfurling, in an endless and confounding maze."
    - The Film Stage
  • " Its respect for a certain enigmatic filmic tradition -- expressed more plangently by its bygone, tactile fetishism than any prosaic ideas on history, identity, or mortality -- makes for a solid enough foundation."
    - Adam Nayman
  • "With almost no dialog at all, the film carefully builds an unnerving ambience that's loaded with freaky implications as well as some colourful historical details."
    - Shadows on the Wall
  • "Rather bold, brittle and beguiling."
    - Radio Times
  • "Mystifying weirdness on a Cornish island fills this spine-chiller."
    - Sunday Times (UK)
  • "Using bold compositions featuring many close-up’s, Jenkin directs your attention to motifs in the protagonist’s environment which later all turn into objects haunted by memory."
    - Awards Daily
  • "Jenkin's style is so unusual, so unadorned, it feels almost like a manuscript culture of cinema. There is real artistry in it."
    - The Guardian


  • Cannes Film Festival
  • Melbourne Int'l Film Festival
  • Helsinki Int'l Film Festival
  • Bergen Int'l Film Festival
  • Vienna Int'l Film Festival
  • St. Louis Int'l Film Festival
  • Red Sea Int'l Film Festival
  • Geneva Int'l Film Festival
  • Cork Int'l Film Festival
  • Victoria Independent Film and Video Festival
  • BFI London Film Festival
  • New York Film Festival
  • Sitges Film Festival
  • and more...