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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

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(No longer in theaters)
  • Rating: R — for language and sexual humor
  • Director: Ricki Stern   Cast: Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers, Don Rickles, Kathy Griffin
  • Running Time: 84 minutes
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Genre

Documentary

Distributor

IFC Films

Release Date

Jun 11, 2010

Release Notes

NY

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Review

This affectionate vérité-style portrait of the irreverent comedienne is brimming with brilliant and hilarious details—like a tour of Rivers’s library-style card catalogue of indexed jokes—but woven into it are the genuine feelings of vulnerability that come with working in an unforgiving industry.

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