Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Friday, June 11, 2010

We all know Joan Rivers as a comedian, talk show host, red carpet personality, writer, and season 2 Celebrity Apprentice winner. But now, the woman famous for asking “Can We Talk?” is adding the job title “documentary subject” to her resume, as well.

The name of her new film is “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work.” Directed by Ricki Stern, it follows Rivers over the course of a year, from the opening of her newest play in London in 2008 to her triumphant win on the Celebrity Apprentice in 2009.

We talk with Stern and Rivers about how they came to work together, what’s revealed in the film that we haven’t seen before, and the bits and pieces of Joan's life that were left on the cutting room floor.


Check out the uncut interview as it appears on the Movie Date podcast!


Joan Rivers and Ricki Stern

Produced by:

Jen Poyant


Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer

Comments [3]

hightothesky from cali

Joan rivers’ new documentary was a lot more interesting than I ever expected, she truly is a gem, and I think this documentary polished it, so that everyone would notice it shine

Jun. 16 2010 12:40 PM

I heard Joan Rivers the other morning on Frank Decaro lol I almost crashed my car I was laughing so hard

Jun. 11 2010 04:22 PM
cheetahhh from ny ny

I was only recently made aware of joan rivers new documentary, I saw her on the cbs morning show talking about it. It sounds really funny, and im excited to see her life behind the scenes. i'm seeing it today!

Jun. 11 2010 12:48 PM

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