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Love, Gilda

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Women in comedy owe a debt to Gilda Radner, the godmother of improv who fought hard for her place in a male-dominated industry of laughs. Lisa D’Apolito’s detailed documentary charts Radner’s rise to success from her breakthrough on The Second City’s Toronto stage, to SNL fame. With access to home videos and Radner’s diary, this thoughtful tribute offers insight into Radner’s personal struggles and storied relationships, both on and offstage, shining a light on a star that burned twice as bright, but tragically, half as long.

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"An affectionate, well-crafted portrait."
"Love, Gilda” offers the kind of keen personal insight that few documentaries can pull off."
"A salute to the complex power of her happiness."
Directed by: Lisa D'Apolito
Featuring: Gilda Radner Martin Short Amy Poehler Melissa McCarthy Chevy Chase
Year: 2018 Runtime: 88 mins Rating: STC