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Life's Too Short (2011)
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Life's Too Short (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Life's Too Short is a British sitcom mockumentary created and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant from an idea by Warwick Davis, and is as described by Gervais, about "the life of a showbiz dwarf".
Style: sitcom, humorous, dark humor, cynical, witty, offbeat, realistic, not serious, talky
Plot: dwarf, actor, physical appearance, agent, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, everyday life, comedian, fame, misfit, career, workplace, showbiz, success, divorce, backstage, frustration, antisocial behavior, financial problem, middle aged, odd, artists and showbiz, coworker, unsuccessful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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