The Work and the Story
The Work and the Story (2003)

Independent Utah-based filmmaker Nathan Smith Jones directs and stars in the self-styled Mormon mockumentary-comedy The Work and the Story. Jones plays egotistical writer/director Peter Beuhmann, who tries to take over Mormon cinema after… More

Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 3, 2003
DVD Release Date: December 21, 2004
Add Your Rating
User Score

Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic

Finally, a Mormon comedy that's funny.

Eric D. Snider

The lesson here is that just because you CAN make a film doesn't mean you should. It is not as easy as it apparently looks.

Full review…
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The filmmakers claim they've tried to make something that will appeal to audiences outside of the usual LDS-film demographic -- yet it's filled with jokes and references that will only make sense to that audience.

Full review…
More reviews for The Work and the Story