- Original title
- Running time
- 112 min.
- United States
Julian Barry (Theater: Julian Barry )
Bruce Surtees (B&W)
Drama | Biography. Stand-Up. Drugs
- 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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