Crying With Laughter (2010)
"CRYING WITH LAUGHTER" is the recipient of the 2009 BAFTA Scotland Award. A modern-day thriller, the film showcases actor Stephen McCole ("Rushmore") as Joey Frisk, a stand-up comic whose life just stopped being funny. In the most important week of his career, with a talent scout coming to his show, his landlord promises to evict him. Joey retaliates during his act by threatening his landlord. When his landlord is hospitalized that night, Joey, without any memory of what happened, looks for help, turning to Frank Archer, a school friend who has recently re-entered his life. Frank is keen that the two get reacquainted but Joey soon finds out that friendship is the last thing on Frank's mind.