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Prayers for Bobby (TV)

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Original title
Prayers for Bobby (TV)
Running time
89 min.
United States United States
Katie Ford (Book: Leroy Aarons)
Christopher Ward
Thom Best
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Lifetime / Once Upon a Time Films / Permut Productions / Sladek Taaffe Productions
Drama | Based On A True Story. 1970s. Biography. Gay & Lesbian. Religion. Family Relationships. TV Movie
Synopsis / Plot
True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons. Prayers for Bobby is the emotional true story about a 1970s religious suburban housewife and mother who struggles to accept her young son Bobby being gay. What happens to Bobby is tragic and causes Mary to question her faith; ultimately this mom changes her views in ways that she never could have imagined.
2009: Nominada Golden Globe: Actress in una miniserie o Movie for TV (Weaver)
2009: Emmy: Nominated for Best TV Movie and Actress (Sigourney Weaver)
2009: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Actress in a TV Movie (Weaver)
2009: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best TV Movie
2009: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries (Weaver)
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