Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
|Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Ricki Stern
|Produced by||Ricki Stern
|Written by||Ricki Stern|
|Music by||Paul Brill|
|Edited by||Penelope Falk|
Break Thru Films
|Distributed by||IFC Films|
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work is a 2010 documentary film about the life and career of comedian Joan Rivers. It premiered at the San Francisco International Film Festival at the Castro Theatre on May 6, 2010.
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The film follows Joan Rivers for 14 months, mostly during the 76th year of her life. The film made an effort to "[peel] away the mask" and expose the "struggles, sacrifices and joy of living life as a ground breaking female performer." The New York Times reported that Stern and Sundberg "lucked out" with their timing, starting to film the year before Rivers won Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice in 2008.
- All appearing as themselves
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- Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work at Rotten Tomatoes
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