Michael (Kieran Hill) returns to his childhood home in the north of England to accompany his father (Chris Langham) to one last trip to the football. Michael, a successful photographer in London, no longer feels at home in the parochial environment of his upbringing.
These fragments I have
shored against my ruins”
With little interest in football and almost no emotional connection with his father, Michael struggles through the game as a bored spectator whilst his father is both irritable and irritating. As time passes, though, Michael soon realises that his father‚Äôs bad-tempered quirks could be the signs of something graver.