Wet Bum

Synopsis: It's the start of the spring term in a small northern town, heralding swimming lessons, hanging out with best friends, new classes and new possibilities. But this year, things are different for 14-year-old Sam. While her friends are moving on, focusing on boys, experimenting with drugs, Sam is too uncomfortable to even take off her bathing suit in front of the other girls. After landing herself into trouble, she is forced to work as a cleaner at the retirement home run by her mother. Sam finds unexpected and unlikely friendships with two of the retirement home's residents who end up teaching Sam a few things about growing up and growing old.
Genre: Drama, Family
Director(s): Lindsay Mackay
Production: Devonshire Productions
  1 win & 7 nominations.
98 min

Hey those are my clothes!

Good luck getting home.


Molly, come on.

Zero, one...

Nine, one.

Please, your name?



- Hello.

- Hi Mom.

You okay?

Can you come pick me up?


Judith, we're here

to clean your apartment.

Judith, can you open the door




We're going to start

your cleaning now.


This is my daughter Sam.

She's going to be cleaning

the apartments.

We're going to get at it then.


Do they stay in the room

when I clean?

They can do whatever they want,

this is their home.

It's just weird am I

suppose to clean around them?

Sam you're suppose to do whatever

I tell you to do.


- Okay.

Almost forgot.


It's the master key.

I need you to be responsible

with this. Okay?


You Okay?

What happened?

I'll be right back.

Hold the elevator.

Well have you thought about

taking him back there?

Maybe if he gets to see it again

maybe he'll stop trying to go.

No, I've thought about it

but the place is in such bad shape.

I just think going back there

would be, more harm then good.

I'm sorry. Sam?

You need something?

There's a dead bird.

I'm really sorry. Excuse me.



A bird flew into Judith's window...

...it's dead on the planter thing.

So clean it up.

Mom, I don't want to touch it.

Put some gloves on

and throw it in the garbage.


Samantha, it will take

five seconds.

Okay. Fine.

- Sorry about that.

- No problem.

One, Two, Three...




21, 22, 23...

...34, 35, 36, 37...

...51, 52, 53, 54, 55.

I'm done cleaning is there

anything else you need?

Is there something you need?


- Sam?

- I'm changing.

- You're not done yet?

- No.

Can I see?

I said I'm changing.

Really mom?


I thought it was cute.

Come on, let me see.

I'm not wearing this.

Nate could you come here

for a second please.

Mom, no.

- What?

- Just come here.

Doesn't she look cute?

Shut up.

I'm not sure I would use

the word cute.


I'm not wearing this.

Her who was now but a shadow...

...and a recollection.

Tears streamed from my eyes.

The rain had ceased for a moment...

...and I saw the fish play

in the water...

...as they had

done a few hours before...

...they had then been

observed by Elizabeth.

Nothing is so painful

to the human mind as a great...

...and sudden change.

He wouldn't hang out with us.

It turned out,

I was at his place one time...

...and he had tap shoes,

he'd being going to...

...tap lessons the whole time.

Sam, want a ride to the pool?

I'll go grab my things.

Meet you in the parking lot?

- Yeah, sure.

What are you doing?

Just getting a ride.

Are you two like best friends now?

I not allowed to talk

to your friends now?

You're not allowed to flirt

with them.

Don't you want a ride?


Guys seriously?

We went over this yesterday.

What do you scan the area for

before you jump in the water...

...to make a save?


- No wire?

Electrical wire...

But yes, that's one.

Sam's clothes.

Guys, enough.

Good one.

Fine. Laps.

Come on. Now.

Sam, are you finally going to

do front crawl for me?


Hey Sam.

Hey Sam, can I talk to you

for a minute.


Here, get in the water.

- Really?

- Yes. Really.

Come on.

Alright, so what is it about

the front crawl?

Is it the breathing?

I know how to do the breathing.

I just don't like it.

You don't like to breathe huh?

You know what I mean.

Well you know you got to be able to

do front crawl to pass this course.

I can swim.

Sam, I'm serious.

Front crawl is the fastest...

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