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Lenny

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Adapted by [[Performer~P167307~Julian Barry~julianbarry]] from his own Broadway play, Lenny manages to be both brutally frank and highly romanticized in detailing the short life and career of influential, controversial stand-up comedian [[Performer~P9126~Lenny Bruce~lennybruce]]. The chronology hops, skips and jumps between Lenny ([[Performer~P94585~Dustin Hoffman~dustinhoffman]]) in his prime and the burned-out, strung-out performer who, in the twilight of his life, used his nightclub act to pour out...more

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