Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Yup, she really is!

This documentary, shot during her 75th year, includes lots of archival footage (Johnny Carson, Phyllis Diller, Kathy Griffin, Don Rickles, Donald Trump, etc.), plus lots of our eponymous comedienne kvetching about how poor she is, how desperate she is to work and how many people depend on her for steady employment.

Her New York City apartment is a stunner. She describes it as a place where Marie Antoinette would live ...if she had money... Lots of crystal chandeliers, Louis XV gilt furniture, art work, and glassware.

As you might expect, she gets a lot of mileage out of her age, her plastic surgery and her husband's suicide, while we get a peek at her relationship with her daughter Melissa and her grandson.

Suffice it to say, we see an extremely driven, hard-working woman who keeps killer hours, travels incessantly and is frantic to land her next job. No gig is beneath her, and in her opinion, she is never quite good enough.

Be prepared for raunchy comedy, lots of expletives and nothing bleeped out!
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