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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Rated R for language and sexual humor.

R In Theaters 06/11/2010 , 84min.
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Plot & Details

'Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work' takes the audience on a year long ride with Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life; it peels away the mask of an iconic comedian, laying bare both the struggle and thrill of living life as a groundbreaking female performer. Filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg ('The Devil Came on Horseback', 'The Trials of Darryl Hunt') expose the private dramas of this irreverent, legendary comedian as she fights to keep her career thriving in a business driven by youth and beauty.

Hot Docs International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Hot Docs International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

National Board of Review

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 National Board of Review Best Documentary Nominated

Seattle International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Seattle International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Sundance Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Sundance Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Tribeca Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Tribeca Film Festival Film Presented Nominated
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