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Welcome Home, Bobby (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  22 February 1986 (USA)
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Bobby
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Cleary
Anthony Candell ...
Donny Cavalero
Nan Woods ...
Beth
Stephen James ...
Mark Reed
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Geffin
Gisela Caldwell ...
Rose Cavalero
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John Hammill
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Ann Marie (as Moira Harris)
Don James
Erik Leeper
Mary Ann Thebus
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When a Chicago teen is arrested for drug possession, the ensuing investigation reveals that he has had sexual contact with an older man. Discovering his sexual encounter, other students start shunning him and call for his expulsion from school. His father as his conservative blue-collar dad also rejects him, while his mother does try to offer support. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A decent 1980's TV movie about coming out
19 March 2009 | by (Garner, NC) – See all my reviews

When I saw this TV movie in 1986 I was coming out and it really helped me at a time when I needed help. Timothy Williams did a convincing job. I felt the drag scene was a bit much. But overall it was a concise drama about coming out in a middle class family. I didn't feel it was stereotypical as it was a lot to cram into 100 minutes on TV. I think of this film every once in a while, and wonder why it's not on VHS or DVD. A year before the slightly more superior TV movie about homosexuality (Consenting Adult) played on ABC, so even then in the 80's being gay was becoming a topic of the day.

This was a good film, and like myself, I hope it helped other poor souls out there who were struggling with their own sexual identity.


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