Where You're Meant To Be

2016 • 76 minutes
19 reviews
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About this movie

Cult-pop raconteur Aidan Moffat sets out to explore Scotland’s past by rewriting and touring its oldest songs. But he doesn't count on running into 79-year-old force of nature Sheila Stewart – a travelling balladeer who upturns Moffat's folk assumptions. He believes the old songs are ripe for updating. She does not. With Stewart's wrath ringing in his ears, Moffat embarks on a road trip that finds him dressed for battle in a Highland graveyard, caught between feuding monster-hunters at Loch Ness, and singing in a dismissive farmer's kitchen – before facing Stewart in his home-town of Glasgow for an unlikely final showdown, in this funny wee film about music and death.

Ratings and reviews

19 reviews
Karen Dodds
July 26, 2016
A modern interpretation of Scottish ballads. Moffat's journey of musical discovery will make you laugh and cry in equal measure. Filmed in the most beautiful country capturing a small slice of political history along the way.
Stuart Carroll
July 25, 2016
Saw it on the big screen followed by a live performance. Beautiful scenery, fantastic songs and more than a few laughs.
Neil Hutson
April 3, 2017
An incredibly touching and funny documentary. I benefitted from seeing it on the big screen followed by a live performance, however the film itself is really quite exceptional.