The seventeen year-old Hallam Foe is a weird teenager who misses his mother, who committed suicide, drowning herself in a lake nearby their house in Edinburgh after an overdose of sleeping pills. Hallam spends his spare time peeping at the locals and blames his stepmother Verity Foe of killing his mother. After a discussion with his father Julius Foe, Hallam sneaks out of his house and travels to Edinburgh, where he sees Kate Breck and becomes obsessed with her because of her resemblance to his mother. Kate hires Hallam to work in the kitchen of the hotel where she works and they have a strange romance, while Hallam reaches his maturity the hardest way.
Jamie Bell, Ruth Milne, John Paul Lawler