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Tommy ’ s Honour

RSA • 4 / 14 / 2017 • Ltd . • Flat
Cast : Peter Mullan , Jack Lowden , Sam Neill , Ophelia Lovibond
Director : Jason Connery
Screenplay : Pamela Marin , Kevin Cook
Website : tommyshonour . com
Tag Line : The pride of a father . the love of a wife . The soul of a rebel . The heart of a champion .
Synopsis : Tommy ’ s Honour is based on the intimate and powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between ‘ Old ’ Tom and ‘ Young ’ Tommy Morris , the dynamic father-son team who ushered in the modern game of golf . As their fame and fortune grew exponentially , Scotland ’ s Golf Royalty were touched by deep drama and personal tragedy . Matching his father ’ s success by winning his first of four Opens at the age of 17 , Tommy ’ s flamboyance and fame outshine Tom ’ s stellar playing record and respect as founder of the first Open Championship in 1860 . Although their personal relationship is deeply strained by Young Tommy ’ s ambition and drive , their professional relationship is triumphant front-page news . In stark contrast to his carefree public person , Tommy is embroiled in personal turmoil which ultimately leads him to rebel against both the aristocracy who gave him opportunity and his parent ’ s disdain over his passionate , yet tragic , relationship with his wife Meg .
Marketing / Promotion : Run promotions and capitalize on the world of golf to create awareness for the film . Advertise the film at golf courses with one-sheets and other promotional materials . Also promote the relationship between fathers and sons . It won Best Feature Film at the 2016 British Academy Scotland Awards .
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54 • ShowTime Preview Guide – Spring 2017