Paxton is the director of The Greatest Game Ever Played, a new film about former golfer Francis Ouimet, who won the 1913 U.S. Open despite being an underdog amateur.
Its a story that appeals to Paxton, mainly because he grew up near a golf course in Fort Worth, Texas, and earned a reputation as a club rat.
But while the characters of the story were important to Paxton, he felt a higher calling: Giving golf the cinematic treatment it deserves.
As a result, Paxton spent months planning every shot, including balls-eye view, ants-eye view, vertigo shots and, he adds, every crazy effect we could think of.
The Greatest Game Ever Played, which stars Shia LaBeouf, opens in theaters tomorrow (Sep. 30).
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