The film showing on Sunday July 7th at 8 pm (the first Sunday this month) is Waterboys (Director Robert Jan Westdijkr Netherlands 2016. 89 mins. Cert PG).
Waterboys tells a humorous and moving story of the evolving relationship between crime novelist Victor (Leopold Witte) and his cello-playing son Zack (Tim Linde). When Zack is dumped by his girlfriend and Victor is dumped by Zack’s mother on the same day, the two men grieve and briefly console one another before heading off on a trip to Scotland where Victor hopes to promote his latest book and spend some bonding time with Zack. Victor’s selfish tendencies nearly alienate the fragile relationship he shares with his son, and the trip becomes increasingly turbulent as the reasons for the pairs’ domestic troubles come to light.
Leading roles in this film directed by Robert Jan Westdijk (Little Sister, Phileine Says Sorry) are played by Leopold Witte (Gooische Women), rising talent Tim Linde, and Scottish actresses Helen Belbin and Julie McLellan; soundtrack and a special appearance by renowned band The Waterboys.