• Director(s):

    MONRO (GREGORY)

  • Producer(s):

    FRENCH CONNECTION FILMS

  • Territories:

    Worldwide.

  • Production year:

    2016

  • Language(s):

    German, English, French

  • Rights:

    TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

By becoming a “total filmmaker,” Lewis surpassed expectations as a comic performer and emerged as a driving force in Hollywood. Who is the man behind the clown?

While American viewed Lewis as nothing more than just a clown, others like the French recognized him as a true auteur, giving birth to questions that have perplexed American pop culture for over 50 years: Why do Europeans love Jerry Lewis? What is this inexpliquable aversion Americans have towards him?