'Seven Days in Utopia' -- 2 stars

<b>G; 1:49 running time</b><br><br>
In "Seven Days in Utopia," a mild-mannered, young golfer has a mild meltdown in the middle of a tournament. That's followed by seven days of perspective-patching among mild-mannered, God-fearing folk in rural Texas. Faith and "fore" walk hand in hand ¿ sort of ¿ in this soft-centered, faith-based drama starring Lucas Black of "Friday Night Lights," "Get Low" and "Jarhead." Based on David L. Cook's self-help novel, "Golf's Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia," first-time director Matt Russell's film follows aspiring pro Luke Chisholm (Black) as he explodes in a contained fury in a televised tourney where he had hoped to earn his pro card. -- Roger Moore<br><br>Read the <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/site/newspaper/entertainment/sc-mov-0830-seven-days-utopia-20110902,0,7009751.story>full review</a>

G; 1:49 running time

In "Seven Days in Utopia," a mild-mannered, young golfer has a mild meltdown in the middle of a tournament. That's followed by seven days of perspective-patching among mild-mannered, God-fearing folk in rural Texas. Faith and "fore" walk hand in hand ¿ sort of ¿ in this soft-centered, faith-based drama starring Lucas Black of "Friday Night Lights," "Get Low" and "Jarhead." Based on David L. Cook's self-help novel, "Golf's Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia," first-time director Matt Russell's film follows aspiring pro Luke Chisholm (Black) as he explodes in a contained fury in a televised tourney where he had hoped to earn his pro card. -- Roger Moore

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