Roadside Attractions, the leading distributor of independent film, will release Tommy’s Honour, a new feature film sure to set the standard for golf films, past and present. The film captures the powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between Old Tom Morris, played by BAFTA Scotland winner Peter Mullan (WAR HORSE, TRAINSPOTTING), and Young Tommy Morris, played by Jack Lowden (’71, DUNKIRK), whose performance has him in line for multiple globally recognized awards.
The golfing world reveres the legendary talent and accomplishments of the Morris’, the father son team who collectively ushered in the modern game of golf. PGA Tour Legend and two-time Masters Champion Ben Crenshaw states, “I hope everybody embraces this film because it is a poignant story that is so beautifully depicted.”
Tommy’s Honour will be theatrically released in approximately 32 cities on Friday, April 14, 2017, including in large markets such as Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, as well as in golf rich areas like Palm Springs, CA, Monterey, CA and Phoenix, AZ. This highly moving film has received a PG rating, making it a film the entire family can enjoy.
Roadside Attractions is releasing what is sure to become an “Instant Golf Classic.” This film delves deeply into the historic roots of the game and the souls of its pioneers, set amongst the stunning landscape of Scotland. Universal themes like class struggle; complicated family dynamics; rivalry and competition; love and tragedy; are beautifully brought to the big screen by director Jason Connery. Golfers, sports enthusiasts and movie buffs who enjoy great story telling will all LOVE this film. “It’s a film that takes you into the soul of the game. Remarkably well done and enjoyable on every level”, says noted CBS broadcaster Bill Macatee.