For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

On Tender Hooks

Directed by Kate Shenton
United Kingdom, 2013
Documentary

Synopsis

On Tender Hooks is a documentary film delving into the world of human suspension and the people involved. Kate spends a year following a different people and group of suspenders.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
On Tender Hooks Directed by Kate Shenton

What are people saying?

  • Adam Whybray's rating of the film On Tender Hooks

    Sympathetic look at the human suspension sub-culture which, at 70 minutes, is exactly the right length. A narrative emerges of Kate's own hesitant interest turning to fear & disappointment as she realises that suspension isn't for her. As such, 'Tender Hooks' knocks the aspirational formula on its head; the people involved seem like decent folks but they're so keen for Kate to enjoy the act they turn faintly coercive