SESSION: Tuesday 22nd November at 8:45pm

The King of Comedy

(1982, dir. Martin Scorsese, w/ Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard)

The King of Comedy will finish at approximately 10:42pm.

Rupert Pupkin is obsessed with becoming a comedy great. However, when he confronts his idol, talk show host Jerry Langford, with a plea to perform on the Jerry's show, he is only given the run-around. He does not give up, however, but persists in stalking Jerry until he gets what he wants. Eventually he must team up with his psychotic Langford-obsessed friend Masha to kidnap the talk show host in hopes of finally getting to perform his stand-up routine. (IMDB)

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