Bobby Deerfield

Bobby Deerfield (1977)

Genres - Drama, Sports & Recreation, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama, Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 27, 1977 (USA - Unknown), Sep 29, 1977 (USA)  |   Run Time - 124 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Starring Al Pacino and directed by Sydney Pollack, Bobby Deerfield stars Pacino plays the title character, a reckless race car driver. As his fame grows, Bobby becomes increasingly full of himself, which seriously jeopardizes his performance on the track and his private life. Marthe Keller plays Bobby's aristocratic, enigmatic lady friend, whose tragic secret sets the stage for melodrama. Also on hand is Ann Duperey as a racetrack groupie. Originally released at 124 minutes, Bobby Deerfield was pared down to 99 minutes by director Pollack for cable-TV consumption.




car, auto-racing, love, obsession, racing, romance, self-discovery, sports, terminal-illness, tragic-love