Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the filmmakers follow his campaign, Robbins gives needle-sharp insight into the way candidates manipulate the media.
Director: Tim Robbins.
Starring: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, David Strathairn, James Spader, Helen Hunt and more.