Bob Roberts (1992)

Cautiously Recommended
Feature Film

Writer/Director: Tim Robbins
Cinematographer: Jean Lépine
Composer; David Robbins
Cast: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, Ray Wise, Brian Murray, Gore Vidal, Rebecca Jenkins, Harry Lennix

Existing in some sort of satirical limbo - not quite subtle enough to be biting, but too subtle to be seen as camp fun - Robbins’s faux documentary, chronicling the senatorial election campaign of a popular country singer, manages, never the less, to hold one’s attention throughout. Iain.Stott