- Original title
- Running time
- 112 min.
- United States
Julian Barry (Theater: Julian Barry)
Bruce Surtees (B&W)
Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner, Stanley Beck, Gary Morton, Frankie Man, Rashel Novikoff, Guy Rennie, Michele Yonge, Monroe Myers, John DiSanti, Kathryn Witt, Mickey Gatlin, Martin Begley, Mark Harris, Richard Friedman, Lee Sandman, Jack Nagle, Phil Philbin, Bruce McLaughlin, Ted Sorel, Richard O'Barry
Drama | Biography. Drugs. 1950s. 1960s
- Synopsis / Plot
- Interview-style biography of controversial and pioneering stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce. The film traces Bruce from his beginnings as a Catskills comic to his later underground popularity based on his anti-establishment politics and his scatological humor.
: 6 Nominations for Oscar, including Movie, Director, Actor (Hoffman), Actress (Perrine)
: 3 Nom. Golden Globes: Director, Actress (Perrine) y Actor (Hoffman) - Drama
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
: Cannes Film Festival: Best Actress (Valerie Perrine)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actress (Perrine). 3 Nominations
: BAFTA Awards: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles (Valerie Perrine). 3 Nominations
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