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The Last Laugh (2017)

The Last Laugh (2017)



Critic Consensus: The Last Laugh takes a fresh -- and unexpectedly funny -- approach to sensitive subject matter, uncovering affecting insights about the nature of comedy along the way.

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Using the scope of the Holocaust, filmmaker Ferne Pearlstein examines what subjects are "off-limits" in comedy.

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An eye opener in every sense

November 20, 2017 | Full Review…

In its own way, "The Last Laugh" is a celebration of Jewish humor, not just its importance as a survival technique, but also just how much it has shaped our culture.

November 20, 2017 | Full Review…

Is laughter a palliative? The only weapon of the powerless? Perhaps significantly, the film ends in tears.

November 20, 2017 | Full Review…

At a time when many of us look to comedy to keep us sane, the question is especially pertinent, although the answers here aren't especially penetrating.

March 24, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

At times haphazard but always involving ...

March 16, 2017 | Full Review…

Ferne Pearlstein's The Last Laugh is a rather safe and genteel documentary about the limits of humor (especially as they pertain to the Holocaust), but it opens with a subtly provocative sequence of events that's hard to shake.

March 9, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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