- 2h 22min
- Directed by: Jason Connery
- Cast: Peter Mullan, Jack Lowden, Ophelia Lovibond, Sam Neil
The story of two greats of 19th century golf, Tom Morris (Mullan) and his son Tommy (Lowden), their often stormy relationship, and Tommy's passion for local lass Meg (Lovibond). Unimaginative and superficial biopic, hampered by its low production values and shallow characterisation.
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An intimate and powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf.
Based on the powerfully moving true story of the dynamic father-son team who ushered in the modern game of golf - ‘Old’ Tom and ‘Young’ Tommy Morris. Tommy’s talent and fame grew to outshine his father’s place in the sport. However his personal life was stormy and ultimately led him to rebel against the aristocracy who gave him many opportunities and the parents who shunned his relationship with his wife.
Jason Connery / UK & USA 2017 / 112 min
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Tommy’s Honour16 Jun 2016
EIFF 2016: Underwhelming golfing biopic, starring Peter Mullan and Sam Neill
Based on a book by Kevin Cook, with a screenplay by Cook and Pamela Marin, Tommy’s Honour tells the story of two of the greats of 19th century golf. Tom Morris (played here by Peter Mullan) and his son Tommy (Jack Lowden) are regarded in the golf world…
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