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Jack, Rob Steele, is 62 and retired. He prides himself in having provided for his wife and four children, but his son, Michael, Scott Ferguson, aged 33, reveals at a Christmas get together that he resents the fact that his father never spent much time with him. Determined to rectify that situation, however late in the day it might be, Jack agrees to accompany Michael on a fishing trip which entails camping in the bush, even though neither man is used that that kind of outdoor living. It?s the occasion for talking, quarrelling, bonding ? and exposing long-time resentments and disappointments. The Day Neil Armstrong Walked On The Moon ? the title refers to that day in 1969 which meant a lot to Jack but not to Michael ? is a labour of love for writer-director Michael J. Rivette, who raised money to make the film without the help of the government funding agencies. It?s a polished production, distinguished by the strong performances of both Rob Steele, as the disappointed father and Scott Ferguson as the frustrated son. The scale is very small indeed, more attuned to the TV screen than the cinema screen, but the intelligence with which Rivette tackles ordinary, everyday - but crucially important ? themes makes for a bracing experience.