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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.
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: talky, humorous, not serious, cynical, dark humor, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: dwarf, physical appearance, actor, agent, sitcom, showbiz, misfit, disorder, artists and showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, ambition, workplace, unsuccessful, small time, politically correct, hapless, backstage, comedian, everyday life, financial problem, fame, antisocial behavior, divorce, middle aged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe

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Duration: 30 min.
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Place: england, europe
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Duration: 29 min.
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Duration: 28 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 30 min.
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