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THE KING OF COMEDY

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Directed by Martin Scorsese
United States, 1983
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

A thirty-four-year-old aspiring comic still living at home, Rupert Pupkin studies obsessively to be a talk show guest, but has no discernible talent other than a ferocious need for recognition. When he meets his talk show host idol, he sees it as an opportunity for him to reach his dream of stardom.

Synopsis

A thirty-four-year-old aspiring comic still living at home, Rupert Pupkin studies obsessively to be a talk show guest, but has no discernible talent other than a ferocious need for recognition. When he meets his talk show host idol, he sees it as an opportunity for him to reach his dream of stardom.

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The King of ComedyDirected byMartin Scorsese

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Cannes Film Festival
1983

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