Redford plays the game of filmmaking to reveal what he holds sacred: story, character, feeling, thoughtful pacing, and an alertness of nuances of honor and shame that most movies skip in the rush to the rush. show more
A knuckleheaded period piece. show more
Without full-bodied characters to play, Smith and Damon are left to get by on their native charm -- something both have in considerable quantity, thankfully. show more
back to a simpler time in humanity watching this soothing movie is like floating down a slow yet beautiful river
Very bad casting. Bagger Vance should have been played by Samual L. Jackson. Director Robert Redford wouldn't know which end of the club to grip and it shows in the movie. If you read the book it's difficult to like the movie.