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The Humorist

TIFF.18 - Competiţie

The Humorist TIFF.18

Category: Competiţie

1984, in the Soviet Union. Boris, a Russian-Jewish stand-up comedian, is tormented not only by external oppression and censorship but also by his own insecurities. Fame, combined with lack of personal freedom, is driving him crazy. Once the leaders who dictate what he can and can’t joke about summon him to their villa, the comedian snaps. Armed with the exotic American notion of “insult humor”, he takes his revenge.

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