And if you do click on it, for the love of god, don’t read it. And if you do read it, whatever you do, don’t seek it out and watch it.
What do you get when you Frankenstein scenic documentary footage of a desolate island with a filmed stand-up routine written for the stage? You get an avant-garde miasma of self-loathing and Jewish paranoia called The Electric Chair. Part King of Comedy part Death of a Salesman, director Mark Eisenstein’s little (never?) seen black comedy is most note-worthy for being veteran character actor Victor Argo’s sole starring role. In it he plays a shoe salesman turned comic working out his marital issues in front of an audience that includes his domineering mother and himself as a boy. On stage with him- an electric chair, which he is continually warned to stay away from.