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.
|Tim Robbins||Bob Roberts|
|Giancarlo Esposito||Bugs Raplin|
|Alan Rickman||Lukas Hart III|
|David Strathairn||Mack Laflin|
|James Spader||Chuck Marlin|
|Helen Hunt||Rose Pondell|
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