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I Feel Pretty

I Feel Pretty

Up to this point, comedian and actor Amy Schumer has been known as a boundary pusher. The best sketches on her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer (2013-'17) called out and rejected the ways in which women are expected to adhere to certain beauty standards and behavioral norms in consumer society. Trainwreck (2015), her first starring feature, was a successful extension of her TV show's themes and her stand-up persona as a raunchy, unapologetic lush. Like Bridesmaids (2011), Trainwreck became a feminist triumph not by emphasizing the differences between men and women but by riffing on their similarities, and by letting the smart and unsparing humor speak for itself. Continue reading>>

Credits

Directors:

  • Abby Kohn
  • Marc Silverstein

Cast:

  • Amy Schumer
  • Michelle Williams
  • Rory Scovel
  • Emily Ratajkowski
  • Aidy Bryant
  • Busy Philipps
  • Tom Hopper
  • Naomi Campbell
  • Lauren Hutton
  • Adrian Martinez

Producers:

  • McG
  • Mary Viola
  • Nicolas Chartier
  • Amy Schumer
  • Alissa Phillips
  • Dominic Rustam
  • Jonathan Deckter
  • Justin Bursch

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