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Son for Sail

USA, 1994 (MIFF 1994, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Jurgen Vsych

What would you do if your parent/s asked you to repay them financially for every cent and dollar they'd ever spent on you? A comical look at a the relationship between a single father and his son, as Dad begins to wonder, I may have had a sailboat if it weren't for my lazy, good for nothing son. What is the 'real cost' of dependent relationships?

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