Skip to main content
  • Director

    Robert Jan Westdijk

  • Starring

    Leopold Witte, Tim Linde, Helen Belbin, Julie McLellan, Miles Jupp

  • Run Time

    93 mins

  • Release Year


  • Country of Origin


  • Language

    Dutch, English

  • Director of Photography: Alex Wuijts

  • Editor: Ruben van der Hammen, Robert Jan Westdijk

  • Produced by: Maarten van der Ven, Robert Jan Westdijk

  • Music: The Waterboys

  • Screenplay by: Robert Jan Westdijk

  • Production Designer: Joery Verweij

  • Sound Production: Erik Griekspoor

International PREMIERE

BOTF: Waterboys

Part of the Best of the Fest Strand


A freewheeling Dutch comedy-drama about a sentimental journey from Holland to the fair city of Edinburgh and a close-ish encounter with a popular band (the title should be clue enough). This warm-hearted film is a father-and-son comedy that is fresh and thoughtful and makes great use of Edinburgh as its vibrant backdrop. A womanising crime-writer and his adult son decide to head – by car and ferry – to Edinburgh where he has been invited to promote his latest book. They find love and invigoration. [PG]

Book a Ticket




Ticket Type


Loyalty Points: 56

Hide Basket
Sub Total
Your Basket is empty.

Have a look at what's on to book a screening or event.

Watch List

has been added to your Watch List

View Watch List

Still adding?

If you don’t want to view your Watch list right now, you can access your list anytime from your profile.

Please sign in to use Watch List feature

Sign In