The little swift Manou grows up believing he's a seagull. Learning to fly he finds out he never will be. Shocked, he runs away from home. He meets birds of his own species and finds out who he really is. When both seagulls and swifts face a dangerous threat, Manou becomes the hero of the day.
WATERBOYS is a warm and amusing story of an estranged father and son who grow closer during a road trip from Amsterdam to Edinburgh. Partly influenced by the women they meet on the way and by the music and a concert of the renowned band The Waterboys. A funny and touching film about fathers who have to grow up and sons who should take life a little more easy.