Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  84 min.
Release Date: August 13, 2010 (limited)
DVD: January 11, 2011

Current rating: Rating: 3.06
based on 72 votes and 16 reviews
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Cast: Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers, Don Rickles, Kathy Griffin


Joan Rivers: A PIECE OF WORK takes the audience on a year-long ride with Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life; it peels away the mask of an iconic comedian, laying bare both the struggle and thrill of living life as a groundbreaking female performer. Filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg (THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK, THE TRIALS OF DARRYL HUNT) expose the private dramas of this irreverent, legendary comedian as she fights to keep her career thriving in a business driven by youth and beauty.

Director: Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg
Studio: Entertainment One
Producer(s): Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg, Seth Keal
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  • 5 stars "i really love joan rivers so much. this really was a piece of work, if you ask me. i have been a number 1 fan of miss joan rivers ever since i seen her on tv back in the black and white screen tv's back then. all the power to a super wonderful lady, joan rivers."
  • 3 stars "interesting"
  • 4 stars "Great movie and would recommend to family and friends for sure! Interesting and hilarious!"