Nectar (2005)

Film details


Short. After his beloved wife Gloria dies, 91-year old Walter Kendall is overtaken with memories of the day he discovered what he really wanted from life. It's 1931 and 17-year old Walter is swimming to certain glory. All around him people are urging him on. But on the eve of selection for the Olympic squad, Walter knows with sudden clarity that the dream he is following is not his own. What he dreams of is what he already has. Can he find the courage to turn from the expectations of others and hold onto the simple loves he already has?

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top