Bunny Chow: Know Thyself (NC)

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A highly contemporary comedy, about a trio of stand-up comics spending a weekend at a rock festival and messing up their sex lives in various ways.

As a South African film that barely mentions politics or race it's notable and welcome, and the documentary-style, black-and-white filming shows flair. But while some of the offstage comedy is engaging, the onstage stuff left me cold: a problem, since the pecking order of the central characters depends on the assumption that some of them are much funnier than others; when none of them makes you laugh, the whole thing loses coherence.

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