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Prayers for Bobby is a televised drama film that premiered on the Lifetime network on January 24, 2009. The film is based on the book of the same name by Leroy F. Aarons, which is itself based on the true story of the life and legacy of Bobby Griffith, a gay young man who killed himself in 1983 due to his mother's homophobia. Ryan Kelley stars as Bobby Griffith and Sigourney Weaver portrays his mother Mary.
|Prayers for Bobby|
|Based on||Prayers for Bobby|
by Leroy F. Aarons
|Written by||Katie Ford (teleplay)|
|Directed by||Russell Mulcahy|
|Theme music composer||Christopher Ward|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Editor||Victor Du Bois|
|Running time||89 minutes|
The film was watched by more than 6 million viewers during its two-day initial run. It received positive reviews from critics and was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Weaver, who was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
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