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GALA

THE KING OF COMEDY

Directed by Martin Scorsese
FEATURE NARRATIVE 109 Minutes World Premiere Restoration Premiere
FILM GUIDE THE KING OF COMEDY
Comedian Rupert Pupkin confronts then kidnaps his hero, late night talk show host Jerry Langford, all for a shot at the big time. Thirty years after its release, Martin Scorsese’s The King of Comedy is more relevant than ever, sending up reality television culture through an unforgettable hack who overcomes his many social shortcomings with felonious ambition. Robert De Niro, Sandra Bernhard and the legendary Jerry Lewis light up the screen in this marvelous, multi-layered comic gem.
Dark Comedy
About the Director(s)
MARTIN SCORSESE is the Academy Award®-winning director of Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Casino, The Aviator, The Departed and Hugo, among many others.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Gala
  • Year:
    1983
  • Length:
    109 minutes
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World Premiere Restoration

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