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Release date: 4 November 2016
Running time: 103 minutes
The real Bob stars in the heart-warming true story of a cat who saved a homeless man's life.James Bowen (Luke Treadaway) is in a bad place. Addicted to drugs from an early age, the Covent Garden busker lives a chaotic life and has endured periods of homelessness. But his life changes when a stray ginger tom cat turns up in his supported housing complex. He names his new feline pal Bob and the duo soon become inseparable, giving James the motivation to turn his life around. Based on the inspirational bestseller of the same title, which was credited with changing public perceptions about the homeless, this is a moving, uplifting and often humorous story of hope. Director Roger Spottiswoode, whose credits include 'Tomorrow Never Dies', filmed in the actual London locations. And when it came to casting the adorable feline lead, no other cat would do: it had to be the real Bob!
Original title: A Street Cat Named Bob
Cast: Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head, Beth Goddard, Darren Evans, Carolina Goodall, Ruth Sheen, Lorraine Ashbourne
Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Age restrictions: 12A