Film
The Phantom of the Open

Released: 2021 Running Time: 106 mins
12a

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The remarkable true story of Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator and optimistic dreamer from Barrow-in-Furness who, with the support of his family and friends, managed to gain entry to the 1976 British Open qualifying, despite never playing a round of golf before. With pluckiness and unwavering self-belief, Maurice pulls off a series of stunning, hilarious and heartwarming attempts to compete at the highest level of professional golf, drawing the ire of the golfing elite but becoming a British folk hero in the process.

Starring Mark Rylance and Sally Hawkins


Key People:

Director: Craig Roberts

Writer: Simon Farnaby, Scott Murray

Cinematography: Kit Fraser

Production Design: Sarah Finlay

Music: Isobel Waller-Bridge

Further Information

For further information, full cast and crew listings, trivia and reviews, please see the The Phantom of the Open Page on IMDB.

Upcoming screenings

26 July 2022

Selsey

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29 July 2022

Odiham

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30 July 2022

Caistor

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30 July 2022

Denmead

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30 July 2022

Denshaw

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5 August 2022

Watchet

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12 August 2022

Nayland

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12 August 2022

Tintern

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17 August 2022

Motcombe

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