When Comedy Went to School Poster

Release Date: July 31st, 2013

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.

Cast: Robert Klein

Director: Mevlut Akkaya, Ron Frank

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: International Film Circuit [us]

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  • Superficial and hokey yet still oddly endearing. 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

  • 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

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