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The Humorist
The Humorist
6.0
/10
22 Ratings

THE HUMORIST

Юморист

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Directed by Mikhail Idov
Russia, Latvia, 2019
Drama

Synopsis

The year is 1984, and Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian, is unraveling under the weight of fame, censorship, KGB “patronage,” and his own insecurities. Finally, the comedian snaps and – armed with the exotic American notion of “insult humor” – takes his revenge.

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Synopsis

The year is 1984, and Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian, is unraveling under the weight of fame, censorship, KGB “patronage,” and his own insecurities. Finally, the comedian snaps and – armed with the exotic American notion of “insult humor” – takes his revenge.

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