Ended on 3/14/2013

THE BITTER BUDDHA -  (unrated)

2012 - USA - English - 90 minutes - Syndctd Entertainment

Directed by: Steven Feinartz

Featuring: Eddie Pepitone, Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Zach Galifianakis and Marc Maron


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**Please join us for a Special Q&A with comic legend Eddie Pepitone and director Steven Feinartz on Friday, March 8th following the 7pm screening. Moderated by Comedy-Writer/Producer Julie Klausner (from the acclaimed podcast "How Was Your Week?")**


The Documentary takes an unconventional journey with a true “comic’s comic”. For a few decades, Eddie Pepitone has proven to be a startling force in the alt-comedy scene. Within “The Bitter Buddha” we follow Eddie as he deals with a middle-age career surge, while struggling with self-doubt, sobriety, and a challenging family history.

Original animation, stand-up comedy and engaging interviews with Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Marc Maron and others help us gain insight into the life of a beloved career comedian known as “the guitarist that all the other guitarists go to see.” As one of the best-kept secrets in the scene, Eddie Pepitone is documented in this unhinged portrait of creativity, enlightenment and rage.


"By turns robustly amusing and wistfully melancholy."
-Joe Leydon, Variety

"...A compelling, sweet, funny valentine to a comic's comic and a true American original."
-Nathan Rabin, AV Club


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Users Comments

Posted by : Paul Date Added: 1/3/2013 5:44:10 PMreport this post 
An excellent look into the career and day-to-day life of an excellent comic, Eddie Pepitone.

Posted by : kevin Date Added: 1/3/2013 8:45:46 PMreport this post 
this movie is inspiring, hilarious, touching and riveting all at once. phenomenal portrays

Posted by : kara Date Added: 1/3/2013 8:48:01 PMreport this post 
Eddie is a genius and its about time he got recognized for it. we love you, eddie!

Posted by : Jaime Date Added: 1/3/2013 9:11:21 PMreport this post 
definitely going to q&a!

Posted by : Alex Date Added: 1/3/2013 9:17:41 PMreport this post 
Awesome film about one of the most respected American comic's!

Posted by : PC Date Added: 1/3/2013 9:35:59 PMreport this post 
Loved it! A must see.

Posted by : Turkmanastan Date Added: 2/3/2013 12:34:16 PMreport this post 
Eddie is a gem.

Currently he is considered the comedian's comedian, but not for long. This doc takes you inside the life of a talented comedian who isn't sure what to make of being famous.

This might just be the project that pushes Eddie into stardom, be part of it and see why the comedy world is routing for The Bitter Buddha!

5 stars!

Posted by : Cole Date Added: 6/3/2013 2:15:28 AMreport this post 
Mediocre film at best.

Posted by : great movie - Brilliant subject Date Added: 8/3/2013 12:05:31 PMreport this post 
it will be fun to see Julie Klausner interview Eddie tonight

     Total Comments:  9   Lowest vote: 1  Highest vote: 5
Average Score: 4.4 out of 5
 

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