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Bobby Jones - Stroke of Genius

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Bobby Jones -- Stroke of Genius

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
122 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/30/04
performer:
James Caviezel, Jeremy Northam, Claire Forlani, Malcolm McDowell, Aidan Quinn
director:
Rowdy Herrington
distributor:
Film Foundry Partners
author:
Rowdy Herrington
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C+

This bucolic biopic about the great 1920s golfer is like a Ralph Lauren fantasy of lushly civilized tweed. Jim Caviezel plays Jones as a saint of golf, but he remains curiously remote, like Kevin Costner without the lazy-boy sexual charm.