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stand-up comedian


Release Date: October 07, 1988

Year    :   1988
Slogan    :   «Dying is easy. Comedy is hard.»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama
Production Companies    :   Columbia Pictures
Director    :   David Seltzer
Producers    :   Jackie Burch, Daniel Melnick, Jim Van Wyck, Michael I. Rachmil, Jerry A. Baerwitz, Janice Yarbrough
Writers    :   David Seltzer
RunTime    :   123 mins.
Budget    :   15000000
Revenue    :   21032267

Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to help the untried Lilah develop her stage act. Despite the objections of her family and some very wobbly beginnings, Lilah improves, and soon she finds herself competing with Steven for a coveted television spot.

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