RFK

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Overview

The first biographical film produced by the FX cable channel, RFK covers the last five years in the life of Robert F. Kennedy, here played by British actor Linus Roache. The narrative begins in 1963, with the assassination of Bobby's brother, president John F. Kennedy Martin Donovan. His appointment as Attorney General already a source of outrage for resentful new President Lyndon Johnson James Cromwell, Bobby now finds himself in the position of proving his worth all over again -- not only to his brother's ...
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Overview

The first biographical film produced by the FX cable channel, RFK covers the last five years in the life of Robert F. Kennedy, here played by British actor Linus Roache. The narrative begins in 1963, with the assassination of Bobby's brother, president John F. Kennedy Martin Donovan. His appointment as Attorney General already a source of outrage for resentful new President Lyndon Johnson James Cromwell, Bobby now finds himself in the position of proving his worth all over again -- not only to his brother's successor and the world, but also himself. With the spirit of his brother acting as counsel, Bobby succeeds beyond his wildest dreams, especially in the field of social and racial reform. By 1968, he is a viable candidate for the presidency himself, and there seems to be no stopping him -- but fate, as it often will, again takes a hand in matters. Unlike previous cinematic recaps of the early 1960s, RFK is careful not to identify its characters as heroes or heels, but instead as human beings with all the strengths and shortcomings indigenous to the species. Filmed in Ontario, RFK originally aired on August 25, 2002.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/24/2003
  • UPC: 634991146432
  • Original Release: 2002
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  • Source: Studio Works
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Linus Roache Robert Kennedy
James Cromwell Lyndon Johnson
David Paymer Dick Goodwin
Martin Donovan John Kennedy
Ving Rhames Judge Thomas Jones
Kevin Hare Edward Kennedy
Sean Sullivan Steve Smith
Sean Gregory Sullivan Steve Smith
Sergio Di Zio Adam Walinsky
Marnie McPhail Ethel Kennedy
Jacob Vargas Cesar Chavez
Technical Credits
Robert Dornhelm Director
Barbara Bloom Executive Producer
Robert Cooper Executive Producer
John Dondertman Production Designer
Victor DuBois Editor
Michael Harris Costumes/Costume Designer
Harald Kloser Score Composer
Tom Patricia Executive Producer
Hank Steinberg Producer, Teleplay
Derrick Underschultz Cinematographer
Thomas Wanker Score Composer
Mark Winemaker Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    RFK: A Real Tribute to Robert Kennedy

    I, personally, loved the movie RFK, and I believe that it did cover a lot of the things that happened in Bobby's life over that 5 year period. I think that it is an inspiring movie and everyone who likes Bobby or John should rent it and watch it. For a teen my age it was a good move and it was educational and it also made you think of the world and what cruel things happens everyday. It also makes you think of what Robert Francis Kennedy would have been if Sirhan didn't kill him. All in all I encourage everyone to go and rent the movie RFK.

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