- William Gazecki
- 96 min
“For those who think Madonna and Lady Gaga represent the heights of outrageousness, this is a reminder that they have a very large debt to pay.” The Hollywood Reporter
Bringing to life the story of one of the 20th century’s most celebrated performers: Sophie Tucker. “The Last of the Red Hot Mamas” was born to Orthodox Jewish parents and, through a combination of talent, attitude, and a genius for self-promotion, became the world’s biggest female star by the late 1920s. Featuring interviews with Tony Bennett and Carol Channing, this is a loving tribute to Tucker’s astonishing career, an irrepressible trailblazer who set a world-shaking precedent for today’s female superstars.