• Notorious C.H.O. (2002)

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Release Date: June 28th, 2002

DVD Release Date: November 19th, 2002

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
In this documentary version of her live show, profane Korean-American comedian Margaret Cho riffs on a variety of taboo subjects. Her targets include gay and lesbian lifestyles, sexuality, her family and the racial attitudes of Americans. Also included in the film are some reactions of her devoted fans attending the concert and a short interview with her mother and father. The performance includes newer material about 9/11, which occurred two months prior to filming.

Cast: Margaret Cho

Director: Lorene Machado

Genres: Comedy

Distributors: Wellspring Cinema

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Establishes the comedian as just that: notorious -- in all the best ways outlaw comedy can make you a star. show more

  • Cho is funnier — and raunchier — in this, her second concert film, than in 2000's "I'm the One That I Want," even if she doesn't break any new comedic ground.

  • Her face is as much a part of her comedic form as her observations are. It's an amazing slapstick instrument, creating a scrapbook of living mug shots. show more

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