Golf In The Kingdom
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Golf In The Kingdom
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 Irons. A wild adventure on and off the links ensues, where Murphy's perception of… More

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"For anyone coming in cold, this can be a ponderous cinematic experience."
‑ Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle
"Filmmaker Susan Streitfeld takes all of the mysticism at face value, shutting the audience out of pleasures that are discussed but rarely shown."
‑ Chuck Bowen, Slant Magazine
"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."
‑ Neil Genzlinger, New York Times
"A story comprised of pretentious meditative fragments."
‑ Nick Schager, Village Voice
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