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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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3 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Oh yes
2 November 2005 | by roo1See all my reviews

First, I watched the film (last night) without realising that Roberta Langham was played by Rachel Ward; it's been years since I saw her in anything.

Anyway, I enjoyed this film immensely, ignoring - as other contributors have pointed out - the rather unlikely scenario of a largish Jewish community in a small RoI seaside town and the ability of a gay couple to live so openly there.

Thomas Sangster's performance was indeed years ahead of his age and had me sniffling occasionally. Yes, I agree with another contributor who suggested this film is best watched with someone you love.

A beautifully warm film, without resorting to schmaltz. See it.


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