Phyllis Diller

Women of comedy take on Hollywood-inflicted self-image issues in 'Take My Nose .... Please!'

Women of comedy take on Hollywood-inflicted self-image issues in 'Take My Nose .... Please!'

Producer-director Joan Kron’s “Take My Nose … Please!” is a lively and enjoyable documentary about comedians, plastic surgery, female self-image, aging in Hollywood, and other facets of facial politics. Though the film’s running time could have used a little nip-tuck, “Nose” offers a candid look at the lengths and risks a host of funny ladies past and present have taken to make peace with their punims.

The crux of the film tracks comedians Emily Askin and Jackie Hoffman (Mamacita from the TV miniseries “Feud”) as they research, consider, then undergo cosmetic surgery to fix what they’ve long deemed problematic (read: Semitic) noses; Hoffman has some additional “work” done...

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