The Last Laugh (2017)
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The Last Laugh (2017)

Genre
Documentary
Release Date
March 03, 2017
Studio
The Film Collaborative
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
March 03, 2017
MPAA Rating
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Duration
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Production Budget
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Studio
The Film Collaborative
Official Site
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Director
Ferne Pearlstein
Producer
Robert Edwards, Amy Hobby, Anne Hubbell, Ferne Pearlstein, Jan Warner
Screenwriter
Robert Edwards, Ferne Pearlstein
Starring
  • Mel Brooks
  • Sarah Silverman as Rain Robinson
  • Rob Reiner
  • Carl Reiner
  • Susie Essman
  • Alan Zweibel
  • Judy Gold
  • Klara Firestone
  • Renee Firestone

"The Last Laugh" is a feature documentary that proceeds from the premise that the Holocaust would seem to be an absolutely off-limits topic for comedy. But is it? History shows that even the victims of the Nazi concentration camps themselves used humor as a means of survival and resistance. Still, any use of comedy in connection with this horror risks diminishing the suffering of millions. So where is the line?