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American: The Bill Hicks Story


Director: Matt Harlock, Paul Thomas

IMDB: Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best.

BBC synopsis: Animated documentary about the rollercoaster life of legendary comedian Bill Hicks, whose profound and hilarious observations on American life changed the face of modern comedy.

Rotten Tomates: A treasure trove of archival material and interviews, American: The Bill Hicks Story is an exuberant celebration about a unique, sorely missed voice in comedy.

Released: 08 Apr 2011 First broadcast: 27 Aug 2011

IMDB: 7.9
Rotten Tomates: 82%
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