Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling (Widescreen & Full Screen)

Closed Capationed Starring: Debbie Allen & Richard Pryor Director: Richard Pryor  Rated: R: Restricted
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling (Widescreen &
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 38 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1986
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono - English
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Selection
    • Interactive Menu

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Performer: , , , &
Directed by
Screenwriting by , &

Entertainment Reviews:

Premiere - 11/01/1994
"...Vise-on-your-chest powerful..."
New York Times - 05/02/1986
"...There's something revivifying about seeing [Pryor] take this flyer in writing, directing and acting in his own work. The existence of the film, more than anything it says, is its message..."

Product Description:

Richard Pryor stars in as the title character in this comedic drama which tells the story of a popular comedian's fall from grace. Jo Jo Dancer is brought up in an Ohio brothel. He rises from his humble beginning to become a popular comedian and film star, only to throw it all away when he severely injures himself in a drug-related accident. In the hospital, he ruminates on the events in his life--from his ascent to stardom, to his troubles with women, to the events that caused his downfall. Though Pryor directed and co-wrote, and the events of the film appear to be inspired by those of his own life, he refused to label it as autobiographical.

Plot Keywords:

Character Study | Prostitution | Self-Discovery

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 66,587
  • UPC: 043396066731
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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