The Phantom Of The Open. Maurice Flitcroft (Mark Rylance)
The Phantom Of The Open

The Phantom Of The Open

  • 2022 film

Comedy film from Simon Farnaby about a dreadful golfer who blagged his way into the 1976 British Open. Also features Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins, Rhys Ifans, Jake Davies, Christian Lees and more.

  • Due to be released on 15th April 2022

Press clippings

The Phantom Of The Open review

Mark Rylance golf comedy 'will make you laugh and cry'.

Lewis Knight, The Mirror, 13th October 2021

Mark Rylance to star in golf film The Fantastic Flitcrofts

Mark Rylance is to take the lead role in The Fantastic Flitcrofts, a British comedy film about the golfer who gatecrashed the 1976 British Open.

British Comedy Guide, 19th June 2020

Simon Farnaby developing golf film The Phantom Of The Open

The Phantom Of The Open, a film about the world's worst golfer from Ghosts star Simon Farnaby, is edging closer to cinemas, with Craig Roberts now attached as director.

British Comedy Guide, 19th May 2020

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