When Comedy Went to School

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
The greatest generation of Jewish-American comedians begin their careers at a boot camp in the Catskill Mountains.


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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: International Film Circuit [us]

When Comedy Went to School (2013)

Release Date: July 31st, 2013|1 hr. 17 min.

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  • For the charming but skin-deep documentary When Comedy Went to School, filmmakers Mevlut Akkaya and Ron Frank gained enviable access to pioneer stars of Borscht Belt standup. show more

  • Does not quite make the grade. For every great joke, hilarious anecdote, and keen insight, there are cringe-worthy dramatizations, narrative groaners. show more

  • Superficial and hokey yet still oddly endearing. show more

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  • February 17, 2014 everrite
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    A fun movie, the critics did\'t like it because there were planty of laughs without using four letter words. Unheard of today.

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