Golf In The Kingdom (2011)

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Golf in the Kingdom, is adapted from Michael Murphy's 1972 classic novel, the best-selling work of fiction ever written about the game of golf, with millions of readers in many languages. En route to India in 1956 in search of enlightenment, a young American philosophy student - Michael Murphy - takes a Scottish detour to the "Links of Burningbush." Seeking to enjoy one last round before giving up his beloved game, he is unexpectedly paired with the mysterious and mischievous golf pro - Shivas … More

Rating: PG (for some mild language)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Susan Streitfeld
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On DVD: Nov 14, 2011
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Cast


as Shivas Irons

as Agatha McNaughton

as Eve Greene

as Peter McNaughton

as Julian Lange

as Michael Murphy

as Balie MacIver

as Martha McKie
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For anyone coming in cold, this can be a ponderous cinematic experience.

Full Review… | December 8, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle
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Golf may be the world's dullest spectator sport, not counting soccer: it takes a long time for not much to happen. By that standard, "Golf in the Kingdom" captures the game perfectly.

Full Review… | July 28, 2011
New York Times
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A story comprised of pretentious meditative fragments.

Full Review… | July 26, 2011
Village Voice
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Full Review… | July 30, 2011
Variety
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Filmmaker Susan Streitfeld takes all of the mysticism at face value, shutting the audience out of pleasures that are discussed but rarely shown.

Full Review… | July 26, 2011
Slant Magazine

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