Franzese and phillips were cast in the larry clark-directed 2001 film bully the film is based on the real-life murder of bobby kent, as in the film a group of teens plot to murder the friend who has for years emotionally and physically abused them the film also stars brad renfro, michael pitt and nick stahl. Last summer, i picked up the book bully: a true story of high school revenge by jim schutze from my local library bobby orders marty around, punches him in the face for disobedience, and even rapes his girlfriend lisa connelly (rachel miner) you're only watching a two-hour movie this was their way of life. Bobby kent (may 12, 1973 – july 14, 1993) was an american who was murdered by seven people, including his best friend, martin joseph marty puccio, jr (born march 21, 1973) in weston, florida puccio felt ill-will and hatred towards kent because he would bully and pummel puccio both sets of parents were wary. Bobby kent at worst, the 20-year-old weight lifter was a sadistic bully, alleged to have sicced an attack dog on his best buddy and sexually assaulted two other friends instead of lisa lives in pennsylvania with a daughter from her relationship with marty puccio and a younger son, according to the sun sentinel during his. Free essay: the story of bobby kent, a true bully, can be read through the writings of jim schutze bobby kent was a young man who grew up in in trying to detour bobby kent from marty's life, lisa introduced bobby kent to one of her friends, allison willis allison willis was known by the name of ali to.
The story of bobby kent was immortalized in the movie bully but that's only part of the story of what happened to bobby in fact, i would say that they bullied him because they ganged up on a defenseless, unsuspecting person and took his life he trusted those people and saw them as friends he is the. Willis was one of seven south florida teens charged in the 1993 stabbing death of 20-year-old bobby kent, whose murder of was depicted in the 2001 film titled bully kent, a south broward high school student, was lured by willis and her friends to a remote rock pit in western broward county where they. That's brad renfro describing his reaction to a mug shot of marty puccio, whom he portrays in bully, a new film directed by larry clark that opens friday in los angeles in 1993, puccio, then 16, stabbed and killed his best friend, bobby kent puccio is serving a life sentence puccio didn't kill by himself.
Buy bully: a true story of high school revenge reprint by jim schutze (isbn: 9780380723331) from amazon's book store of his high school acquaintances --including his lifelong best friend--and instigated by one overweight, underloved teenager who believed her life would be perfect if only bobby kent were dead. Connelly became pregnant with puccio's child, and the two came up with a scheme to get kent out of their lives once and for all on july 13, 1993, connelly, ali willis, and a group of their friends gathered with one thing on their minds: to discuss how to murder the bully bobby kent marty puccio was not present at this.
Marty has lived his entire life under the thumb of a slightly older boy, bobby kent ( nick stahl), who bosses him around and beats him up at will bobby abuses lisa and her girlfriends, too, so lisa decides, without much thought, that killing him will solve everyone's problems bully is based on events that. The brutal killing spawned the 2001 movie bully, which was filmed at least in part in broward county predicated on bobby kent's domineering mistreatment of his best friend, marty puccio, the plot to end kent's life was hatched two days before the july 15, 1993, murder kent and puccio had been. In 1993, seven teens from broward county, fla lured 20-year-old bobby kent into the everglades and savagely killed him what could be the reasoning behind such a brutal murder it probably seemed like the simplest solution to a larger problem in the teens' life bobby kent was a bully the culmination.
With tom cazel, lisa connelly, maureen connelly, tim donnelly on july 14th, 1993 eight kids in their teens to early twenty's get together for the evening in hollywood, florida (a suburb of ft lauderdale)to hang out several of the teenagers gang up on 20 year old bobby kent, who was with their group, and stab him. Explore kim hickey's board bobby kent on pinterest | see more ideas about bobby, brad renfro and true crime. Bobby kent was a bully--a steroid-pumped 20-year-old who dominated his peers in their comfortable, middle-class ft lauderdale beach community through psychological, physical and sexual abuse if he bobby was such a bully, they should have stayed away from him, so they all should have gotten life with no parole.
Martin puccio and bobby kent had known each other since third grade, had lived on the same block in broward county since that time, and were good friends as adults bad blood, however, existed between the two puccio felt “ill-will and hatred” towards kent because kent would bully and pummel him for a few weeks. The film is very loosely based upon the real life murder of bobby kent , a notorious bully and jerk who was murdered by his so-called friends, who got sick and tired of his abusive treatment of them bobby kent (nick stahl) is an obnoxious bully who treats his so-called best friend marty (brad renfro) like shit , physically. A look at those who were tried for the savage 1993 weston murder of the bobby kent, then and now.