Street Cat Named Bob

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week. Otherwise, this adaptation of James Bowen's autobiography, his account of how he was saved by the unlikely companionship of Bob, is pretty likable stuff. Based on the international best seller. English buskers Living people births English memoirists Homeless people English male non-fiction writers.

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The public reaction was positive and the pair became popular, their visibility increasing still further when Bowen began selling The Big Issue. Is it like green screen work where you give your all to an emotional vacuum? Visit Prime Video to explore more titles.

A Street Cat Named Bob

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Luke Treadaway as James Bowen. During this time, Bowen decided to conclude his methadone treatment. Was this review helpful to you?

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Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. Tensions arose and the arrangement did not last. And I once knew a cat called Bob - a more affectionate and avuncular friend I don't think I've ever had. Assuming it belonged to another resident, he simply returned to his flat. Adam Riches as Man with Car.

Instead, he began to follow Bowen around, even following him onto the bus when he left to go busking. Spottiswoode manages to balance the right amount of grit and saccharine. The result is a charming film that makes an admirable attempt at keeping true to its source material. Yes, the picture is too cute for its own good - who thought shooting some scenes from the cat's point of view was a good idea?

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Anthony Head doesn't need to do much to play James's estranged father, but he handles the emotional turmoil hidden beneath the character's austere exterior really well. It imagines Bob's life prior to him meeting Bowen. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. How to Sell Drugs Online Fast.

The film is as incredible as the real-life journey that inspired it. The film makes it clear that Bob personifies James's salvation, and it was a lovely detail to discover one of the feline actors playing the cat was none other than Bob himself. Treadaway may be sympathetic and charming as the struggling musician, but this is Bob's show, all the way. If there's a sense of fantasy about the effect Bob has on his fortunes - Londoners react to Bob as though they've never seen a cat before - then you just have to go with it to an extent.

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In time, he began sleeping on the streets. The World According to Bob continues the story of Bowen and Bob's lives on the street, including the period leading up to their meeting with his agent Mary Pachnos. For the next few years, tales of the gold monkey Bowen either slept in the streets or stayed in shelters. This may have been a glitch peculiar to the cinema.