Some people walked out of the new film by Daniel Radcliffe at Sundance this weekend after it featured a farting corpse.
On Friday afternoon, the Eccles Theater had to turn away hundreds of movie fans, and even a few industry VIPs, at the packed premiere of “Swiss Army Man,” starring Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano.
But the bizarre fable about a lost man (Dano) who befriends a farting corpse (Radcliffe) could win the festival’s award for the most walk-outs.
The indie, directed by the music video opens with Radcliffe washing onto a shore, Dano’s character inspects the body as it comes to life by twitching and passing gas.
As the story unfolds it features long discussions about masturbation, isolation and the meaning of life. During an audience Q and A Radcliffe said “The chance to play a dead guy in this context was too much fun to pass up,”
Have you ever walked out of a film? If so, which one and why?
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