Golf in the Kingdom

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Overview

A soul-searching trip to India takes an unexpected turn of events in this sports drama based on the best-selling novel by author Michael Murphy. The year is 1956. American philosophy student Michael is traveling en route to India when he decides to stop at Links of Burningbush in Scotland for one last round of golf before giving up the game for good. Once on the green, however, Michael is teamed with enigmatic golf pro Shivas Irons, and together the two men experience a great epiphany about the game they love, ...
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Overview

A soul-searching trip to India takes an unexpected turn of events in this sports drama based on the best-selling novel by author Michael Murphy. The year is 1956. American philosophy student Michael is traveling en route to India when he decides to stop at Links of Burningbush in Scotland for one last round of golf before giving up the game for good. Once on the green, however, Michael is teamed with enigmatic golf pro Shivas Irons, and together the two men experience a great epiphany about the game they love, and the world they live in.
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Special Features

Behind The Scenes; Interviews with Michael Murphy, Mason Gamble and Malcolm McDowell
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/15/2012
  • UPC: 767685256831
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Source: New Video Group
  • Region Code: 0
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 16,841

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Joanne Whalley Agatha McNaughton
Julian Sands Peter McNaughton
Malcolm McDowell Julian Lange
Mason Gamble Michael Murphy
David O'Hara Shivas Irons
Frances Fisher Eve Greene
Jim Turner Balie MacIver
Catherine Kellner Martha McKie
Tony Curran
Rik Young
Technical Credits
Susan Streitfeld Director, Screenwriter
Mindy Affrime Producer
Angela Billows Costumes/Costume Designer
Ian Dean Score Composer
Evelyn Glennie Score Composer
Kathryn Himoff Editor
Arturo D. Smith Cinematographer
George Stephanopoulos Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Golf in the Kingdom
1. The Links of Burningbush [4:40]
2. Rules of Affection [6:08]
3. Keeping Score [3:15]
4. The Game Is Meant for Walking [5:39]
5. Seamus MacDuff [6:47]
6. Golf and Marriage [7:57]
7. Keep Swinging [9:48]
8. Time for Reflection [11:33]
9. Not Your Typical Golf Pro [6:43]
10. An Exercise in Perspective [5:48]
11. Meditation [13:31]
12. Credits [4:42]
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Disc #1 -- Golf in the Kingdom
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            Behind-The-Scenes Montage
            Interview With Mason Gamble
            Interview With Malcolm McDowell
            Interview With Julian Sands
            Interview With Arturo Smith
      Michael Murphy Musings
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            The Opposite Of Spontaneity
            Defying The Laws of Gravity
            So Many Moving Parts... A Lot Can Go Wrong
            Two Different Art Forms
            On Giving Up Golf
            Show Me The Money
            Bandon Dunes
            Finding True North
            Their Golf In The Kingdom Is Different
            Sensory Deprivation In Golf
            A Child At Play
            Michael Murphy, Stoic
            On Golf Course Architecture
            Turning Your Swords Into Golf Clubs
            Silence Stillness
            Trusting The Viewer
            Writing vs. Filmmaking
            On Golf Movies
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  • Posted December 6, 2012

    Very nicely done version of the book ! Enjoy ! ... o ___

    First, you have to read the book to truly appreciate the movie. Relax and let yourself get absorbed / incorporated into the book. When you watch the movie, you'll find yourself feeling / reliving those same scenes in the book. Then, you can follow up with the next book, The Kingdom of Shiva Irons, which is an amazing read. Love to see it into a movie version, especially being in-depth as it gets. Enjoy all and especially the walk and ... o ___

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