Porthayle: a small tourist destination on the North Cornish coast.

Seven hours and a million miles away from his old life in Kent, Chris Thornton finds himself plunged into the restless local community. Hitching up with two brothers and the son of a local druid, Chris is taken on a trail of discovery and incident, culminating in an event that will irrevocably alter the lives of all four friends.

Set in a community struggling to exist in the shadow of tourism, Golden Burn tells the tumultuous story of Jim, Henry, Doashie, and the outsider they came to call The Cat.

Winner of The Frank Copplestone First Time Director Award for Mark Jenkin at The Celtic Film & Television Festival 2002

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