Bob Roberts (1992)

Director
Tim Robbins

Main cast
Tim Robbins; Giancarlo Esposito; Alan Rickman; David Strathairn; James Spader

Genres
Comedy, Drama

Description
Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the filmmakers follow his campaign, Robbins gives needle-sharp insight into the way candidates manipulate the media.


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