A Hole in One
A Hole in One (2004)

A Hole in One is set in 1950s America. Anna (Michelle Williams), a passive young woman living in a small town, where she is betrothed to a powerful local hoodlum, Billy (Meat Loaf Aday), is searching for a key to her unhappiness. Her… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 27, 2005
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times

A Hole in One aspires to the Sirkian social satire of Todd Haynes' Far From Heaven, but the result is closer to a Coen brothers film with all the funny parts removed.

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Dana Stevens
New York Times

With its heavy symbolism and awkward, lurching pace, A Hole in One leaves viewers with little more than the vague conviction that falling in love is better than an ice pick to the brain.

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Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

Interesting but, in the long run, aimless.

Kim Morgan
L.A. Weekly

Its overindulgence in pseudo-David Lynch stylistics provides yet another distraction from a potentially intriguing story.

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

Director-writer Richard Ledes shows better command of 1950s period atmosphere than he does of either his subject or his cast.

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Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Dreadfully misconceived.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Things play out differently than expected, though not in any particularly interesting or entertaining way.

John Anderson
Newsday

In writer-director Richard Ledes dreamy, '50s-era film, the lobotomy is touted as a way of controlling the uncontrollable and pacifying the anxious.

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Nick Schager
Filmcritic.com

Quirky to the point of irritation.

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
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[font=Century Gothic]"A Hole in One" takes place in 1953 in the small hamlet of Ice Town where Anna(Michelle Williams) fears she is losing her mind… More