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Both newly single, a Dutch crime author and his cellist son attempt to rekindle their feeble bond as the latter joins the former on a publicity trip to Scotland.
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Leopold Witte Leopold Witte ... Victor
Tim Linde Tim Linde ... Zack
Helen Belbin ... Rhona
Julie McLellan ... Lindsay
Miles Jupp ... Horatio
Tom Mannion Tom Mannion ... James
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Crime novelist Victor and his twenty-year-old cello playing son Zack both have become single. During a trip to Scotland they are forced to confront themselves and finally get to know each other. A funny and touching film about fathers who have to grow up and sons who should take life a little more easy.

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'Waterboys' is the first feature since his debut 'Zusje' to be written, produced and directed by Robert Jan Westdijk himself. See more »

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Amazing Father-Son trip to the Waterboys
7 December 2016 | by ruudvanmeerSee all my reviews

a Dutch Father and Son (conflicting characters) both see their relationship ending. They travel to Edinburgh, Scotland for a book promotion. Love is all around, especially the love for music.

This is all supported by the brilliant music of the Waterboys. They are an 80s one-hit wonder band (the Whole of the Moon). The band created a dozen of the most brilliant albums, all written by Mike Scott. The soundtrack of the movie is superb.

For a Dutch movie this is a classic. For a father-son movie this story is also very well told and acted.

A must see film.


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Dutch | English

Release Date:

1 December 2016 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Suyun Çocukları See more »

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EUR400,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$211,834
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