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The Phantom of the Open
Sun 21 August at 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm
One event on Sun 21 August 2022, at 1:00 pm
The remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator and optimistic dreamer who, with the support of his family and friends, managed to gain entry to the 1976 British Open qualifying, despite never playing a round of golf before. With pluckiness and unwavering self-belief, Maurice pulls off a series of stunning, hilarious, and heart-warming attempts to compete at the highest level of professional golf, drawing the ire of the golfing elite but becoming a British folk hero in the process. An uplifting and moving comedy-drama about pursuing your dreams and shooting for the stars, no matter what hand you’re dealt.
Directed by Craig Roberts
Starring Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins & Rhys Ifans
★★★★ “delightfully quirky and a real spirit-lifter” THE LIST
★★★★ “It’s gorgeously acted and the slapstick made me cry with laughter.” EVENING STANDARD
★★★★ “a rousing salute to a very English strain of nincompoopery – and a wise and witty reminder that that the pleasure of doing something spectacularly badly can outstrip the satisfaction of a job well done.” DAILY TELEGRAPH UK
★★★★ “A quirky Britcom with bite and soul.” TIMES UK
★★★★ “Rylance is excellent — striding on to the green of his new Jerusalem with just those cut-price clubs and his destiny.” FINANCIAL TIMES
★★★★ “encourages us to find inspiration in the underdog.” OBSERVER UK
Classification: M – Coarse language
Duration: 106 mins
Tickets: $14 (Transaction charges may apply)
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