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Why We Laugh: Funny Women (2013)

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TV Movie | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy

An uncensored look into the lives of the female stand-up comedian. Featuring interviews and live performance footage from some of today's most prominent female voices in stand-up comedy and entertainment, this revealing documentary sheds ...See moreAn uncensored look into the lives of the female stand-up comedian. Featuring interviews and live performance footage from some of today's most prominent female voices in stand-up comedy and entertainment, this revealing documentary sheds light on the legacy of the female comedian and the dedication, courage and passion that is required to be successful in the male dominated stand-up comedy business. Narrated and executive produced by Joan Rivers. Written by Anonymous See less
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Sheila Ducksworth (as Sheila Duckworth) | Quincy Newell
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Lev Berlak (original score music) | Louis Paisley Hinton (original score music)
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Kobi Zaig-Mendez (as Kobi Zaig)
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Spencer Averick (edited by)
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Mar 21, 2013 (United States)

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Joan Rivers
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7 / 10 | 121 votes