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Bringing Up Bobby
USA, 2011, 95 min.

Olivia is a con artist who will do anything for her 10-year-old son, Bobby, but giving him the best in life with no money coming in isn’t easy.

The mother (Milla Jovovich) and son (Spencer List) in BRINGING UP BOBBY find themselves in Oklahoma with hopes of building a better life outside of grifting. They blithely charm their way from one adventure to another until Olive’s criminal past finally catches up with her. Now, she must make the most difficult choice of her life: stay with her son and risk turning him into a criminal, or leave him to afford him a better opportunity.

Reminiscent of a modern-day Bonnie & Clyde crossed with THELMA & LOUISE and also starring and Bill Pullman and Marcia Cross, BRINGING UP BOBBY is the directorial debut of award-winning Dutch actress Famke Janssen (GOLDENEYE, the X-MEN films, Nip/Tuck).

— Mike Daniel
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Director
Famke Janssen
Screenwriter
Famke Janssen
Producer
Famke Janssen, Sofia Sondervan
Executive Producer
Chad Burris, Phil Hunt, Compton Ross
Cinematographer
Guido van Gennep
Editor
Job ter Burg
Music
Junkie XL
Production Design
Dina Goldman
Cast
Milla Jovovich, Bill Pullman, Marcia Cross, Rory Cochrane, Spencer List

Director Bio

Famke Janssen is a Dutch actress known best for her roles as Xenia Onatop in GOLDENEYE and as Phoenix in the first three X-MEN films, as well as various other movie and TV appearances. BRINGING UP BOBBY is her first film as a director.