Bo Burnham: Inside

Director: Bo Burnham Run Time: 87 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Bo Burnham

Country: United States
Language: English

“One of the most sincere artistic responses to the 21st century so far”

Matthew Dessem for Slate

About the film:

Stuck in COVID-19 lockdown, US comedian and musician Bo Burnham attempts to stay sane and happy by writing, shooting and performing a one-man comedy special.

About the filmmaker:

Bo Burnham is a comedian, musician, actor, writer, and director from Boston, Massachusetts, who has crafted wry musical comedy since his teen years on YouTube and Comedy Central. He has created three hour-long live comedy specials—Words, Words, Words; what., and Make Happy—and he has directed specials for Jerrod Carmichael and Chris Rock.

His universally acclaimed feature debut Eighth Grade, a heartfelt look at coming-of-age in the social media age, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and won Best First Screenplay at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. In 2020, Burnham received further recognition for his role in Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman.

Bo Burnham: Inside is his fourth special, an audiovisual fantasia created during an unprecedented time in human history. Read more here.

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