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The Fantastic Flitcrofts

2021 British comedy film about golf. Stars Mark Rylance.

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The Fantastic Flitcrofts

Comedy film from Simon Farnaby about a dreadful golfer who blagged his way into the 1976 British Open

Genre
Film
Released
2021
Star
Mark Rylance
Writers
Simon Farnaby and Scott Murray
Director
Craig Roberts
Producers
Nichola Martin, Tom Miller and Kate Glover

A film based on the true story of Maurice Flitcroft, who masqueraded as a golfing pro and infiltrated the 1976 St Andrews' Open qualifying tournament, achieving a record worst score of 121. The sport's ruling classes banned him for life.

Production Details

Release date
2021
Production companies
Also known as
  • The Phantom Of The Open (Working title)
Laugh track
None