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The Humorist (2020)

Biography, Drama 1h 42m

The year is 1984, and Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian, is unraveling under the weight of fame, censorship, KGB “patronage,” and his own insecurities. Finally, the comedian snaps and - armed with the exotic American notion of “insult humor” - takes his revenge.

Director

Michael Idov

Language

Russian

Subtitles

English

Countries

Czech Republic, Latvia, Russian Federation

Studio

Limelight

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