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848 Ratings


Directed by Bob Fosse
United States, 1974
Biography, Drama


The film traces Lenny Bruce from his beginnings as a Catskills comic to his later underground popularity based on his anti-establishment politics and his scatological humor.

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Lenny Directed by Bob Fosse

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1975 | Winner: Best Actress

Academy Awards

1975 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1974 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actress

BAFTA Awards

1976 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles

1976 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor

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