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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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Cast overview:
Leopold Witte Leopold Witte ... Victor
Tim Linde Tim Linde ... Zack
Helen Belbin ... Rhona
Julie McLellan Julie McLellan ... Lindsay
Miles Jupp ... Horatio
Tom Mannion Tom Mannion ... James


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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Comedy | Drama | Family | Music



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Netherlands | UK


Dutch | English

Release Date:

1 December 2016 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Waterboys - Útra fel! See more »


Box Office


€400,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Venfilm,Wild at Art See more »
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Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


With financing and casting still underway British/Scottish band The Waterboys did two concerts in Amsterdams premier pop venue Paradiso so Robert Jan Westdijk could film the concert scenes. See more »

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Wirth watching, albeit not too surprising.
2 December 2016 | by ronaldboekhoornSee all my reviews

Waterboys. The advantage of having a cinema-subscription is you watch movies you wouldn't normally. This is one of those. I went in without any preconceptions or ideas about what I was going to see, other than the 2nd half of the trailer, as I saw that one time when I came in late for another film.

The story, though not too surprising, is believable, made more so by the okay acting. Some nice advertisement for Edinburgh in this picture as well, but it does fit. The pace of the story is good, and the character-development seems natural. But what really carries this movie is the music.

Of course The Waterboys have a nice repertoire of songs that lend themselves well for this kind of stories, but the correct usage of volume makes it all the more powerful.

All in all, worth watching, not worth an Oscar. ;)

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