LOCH NESS is an amiable, if formulaic, adventure-fantasy-cum-romantic-comedy.
Dr. Jonathan Dempsey (Ted Danson), a burned-out American cryptozoologist much ridiculed for his fruitless pursuit of Sasquatch, is ordered to Scotland by his superior to determine once and for all the existence of the Loch Ness monster; a hard-nosed, skeptical approach will redeem Dempsey in the
science community. Dempsey reluctantly agrees and rooms at a local pub owned by Laura MacFeteridge (Joely Richardson) and her nine-year-old daughter Isabel (Kirsty Graham). He hires a boat and an assistant to probe the loch's depths, but meets resistance from the local water bailiff (Ian Holm),...