A Street Cat Named Bob

A Street Cat Named Bob
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 1h 43min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode
  • Cast: Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head
  • UK release: 4 November 2016

James (Treadaway) is a homeless heroin addict who gets onto a support programme, which offers him a flat on condition he stick to the rules. Enter the titular cat, which forces James to care for something else. Based on a true story; Treadaway is very watchable, and Bob the cat is (largely) played by himself. Gritty and heartwarming.

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A Street Cat Named Bob

31 Oct 20164 stars

Roger Spottiswoode offers up a heartwarming take on a true-life tale, starring Luke Treadaway

Adapted from the 2012 bestseller, A Street Cat Named Bob is a wonderfully heartwarming tale of survival, redemption and kitty love. James Bowen was a heroin addict, living hand-to-mouth on the streets of London when – thanks to a kindly counsellor – he…

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