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Bobbie's Girl (2002)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 9 June 2002
Two middle-aged Lesbians (Peters and Ward) find their lives complicated when one of them (Ward) takes in her ten-year-old nephew (Sangster).

Director:

Jeremy Kagan

Writer:

Samuel Garza Bernstein (as Samuel Bernstein)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernadette Peters ... Bailey Lewis
Rachel Ward ... Roberta Langham
Jonathan Silverman ... David Lewis
Thomas Brodie-Sangster ... Alan Langham (as Thomas Sangster)
Don Foley Don Foley ... Niall Farrington
Alan Smyth ... Kenny
Tara Lynne O'Neill Tara Lynne O'Neill ... Tina
Julie Hale ... Ginny
Jer O'Leary ... Ralph (as Ger O'Leary)
Tom O'Leary Tom O'Leary ... Basil
John Olohan John Olohan ... Pete
Richard Durden ... Headmaster Ashbourne
Simon O'Gorman Simon O'Gorman ... Father Merrison
Alvaro Lucchesi Alvaro Lucchesi ... Leonard Humphries
Maire O'Neill Maire O'Neill ... Dr. Hamilton
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Two middle-aged Lesbians (Peters and Ward) find their lives complicated when one of them (Ward) takes in her ten-year-old nephew (Sangster).

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A szeretet ereje See more »

Filming Locations:

Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Good show, Showtime!
10 June 2002 | by =G=See all my reviews

The charm of "Bobbie's Girl" isn't so much in the story as in the telling. A sweetly sentimental slice-of-life feel good flick from Showtime, the film tells of a middle-aged lesbian couple operating a tavern on the coast of Ireland who unexpectedly find themselves with the yin-yang of a wee lad and the "Big C" in their midst. The film offers fine performances from a core cast of four who fully flesh-out their characters making for an easy emotional buy-in. Those who have become used to the usual exaggerated dramatic film fare may enjoy the soft-peddled delivery of this lilting, life-affirming drama while others may regard it as uneventful fluff.

Note - Those who might be turned-off by the same-sex relationship at the center of this film should know that the lesbianism is very understated and tastefully presented.


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