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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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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements | See all certifications »
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When Bailey(Bernadette Peter's) shows Alan to his room she tells him to ignore the mess it's only reminders of her brilliant career and we are shown framed broadway playbills of Bailey, while these are not real playbills Bernadette peters has performed in many playbill Broadway productions See more »

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Terrific performances
21 May 2003 | by moviloverSee all my reviews

After the death of his parents a 10-year-old orphan is sent to live with an aunt he's never seen, a brusque woman in a lesbian relationship who lives in a gay bar she owns. Not everybody is thrilled with the assignment, especially the boy's grandfather, but surprisingly little is made of community disapproval. Instead, the focus is on the relationships among the various characters. Luckily, the writing and acting are outstanding, especially Rachel Ward and Bernadette Peters as the lesbian partners and, in the best role I've seen him in, Jonathan Silverman as the gay "uncle", who works in the bar. The fact that the boy is also working in a gay bar, and apparently will be growing up there, doesn't seem to bother anybody, least of all the boy. Thomas Sangster, the 11-year-old actor who plays the part, gives a highly intelligent and affecting performance. Perhaps it's in his genes: he's the cousin of Hugh Grant.


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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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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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