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: May 2, 2004
DVD 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.

Ken Fox
TV Guide

Dreadfully misconceived.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

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

John Anderson

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

Nick Schager

Quirky to the point of irritation.

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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