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Seve: The Movie (2014)

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Despite being blocked at almost every turn in pursuit of the sport he loved, Seve Ballesteros fought against adversity to become the most spectacular and charismatic golfer to ever play the game.

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John-Paul Davidson

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Tom Hodgson
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Credited cast:
José Luis Gutiérrez José Luis Gutiérrez ... Severiano Ballesteros
José Navar José Navar ... Baldomero
Tiger Woods ... Self
Nick Faldo Nick Faldo ... Self
Maria Molins ... Carmen
Alvar Gordejuela Alvar Gordejuela ... Baldomero Jr.
Gary Player ... Self
Ben Crenshaw Ben Crenshaw ... Self
Adrián Salzedo ... Manuel
Quim Àvila Quim Àvila ... Vicente (as Quim Àvila Conde)
Nil Cardoner Nil Cardoner ... Rafa
Manuel Menárguez Manuel Menárguez ... Dr. Santiago
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Luis Carlos de La Lombana ... Jaime Botín (as Luis Carlos de la Lombana)
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Seve combines dramatic recreations with electrifying archive footage to tell his incredible rags to riches story; from humble beginnings on the beaches of Spain, where aged six he taught himself the game with a broken 3 iron strapped to a stick, to becoming world number one and the greatest golfer of a generation. Directed by John-Paul Davidson (Stephen Fry in America, Brazil with Michael Palin) and edited by Saska Simpson (The Three Kings, Paranormal Witness) with original score by Academy Award winner Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare in Love), Seve is produced by Stephen Evans (Much Ado About Nothing, BAFTA nominated The Madness of King George and Confessions of a Dangerous Mind) with the full support of the Seve Ballesteros Foundation. Written by Entertainment Film Distributors

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Talent will find a way

As someone who by and large is totally indifferent to sport, reviewing a film about the life of a golfing legend might not be a highly objective task although I would still do my best.

Ultimately, this film is about talent and that talent will find a way to flourish no matter what the obstacles are.

Seve grew up in a low middle class Spanish household, the son of a farmer. Nothing could be further from his world than golf. Early on in life, he developed an interest that grew with the passing of time to become a full blown passion. That young boy knew he was meant to play golf. Thus, after school and on term time developing his skills as a golfer was the only thing on Seve's mind.

The obstacles were of course plenty. Not doing well in school, pressure from home resulted in everything being against him. That did not diminish his passion by one iota. His determination, caused his parents to come to realise that this youngster had made up his mind about life and gold is his choice.

From then on, his talent was quickly recognised within his home town, then Spain and ended up becoming an internationally acclaimed sporting personality.

Like mentioned earlier, talent will find a way and Seve's found his, illuminating the world of golf.


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24 March 2016 (USA) See more »

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Comillas, Cantabria, Spain See more »

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