ANCHOR AND HOPE
Living on a cramped boat in the London canals, bohemian couple Eva and Kat learn that more than their home might be sinkable when they enlist a friend to be the father of their child.
Not afraid to rock the boat, co-writer/director Carlos Marques-Marcet (PFF23’s 10,000 KM) infuses the romantic comedy with refreshingly genuine moments of uncertainty and struggle with his newest film. Floating along the sleepy canals of London, salsa teacher Eva (Oona Chaplin, GAME OF THRONES) and mop top Kat (Natalia Tena, 10,000 KM, Harry Potter series) are determined to not let the real world infiltrate their buoyant utopia. Following the death of their beloved cat and the arrival of Roger (David Verdaguer, 10,000 Km), a freewheeling friend from Spain, the inspired Eva divulges to the two over drinks that she wants to have a baby. Despite her visible reservations, the drunk-in-love (and often just drunk) Kat agrees, and recruits the affable Roger to be the father. With the best intentions to keep the relationship afloat, the three must navigate the unknown territory of parenthood even when there isn’t always a lifesaver at bay.
CAST: Oona Chaplin, Natalia Tena, David Verdaguer, Geraldine Chaplin
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