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"Klown's style of humour feels like every Curb Your Enthusiasm bit that has been rejected for going too far."
"Director Mikkel Nørgaard cleverly plays on the natural chemistry these two actors have with one another... It's this natural rapport between the two comedians that is the heart and soul of both films and the television seriesand, despite their despicable behavior, they are easy to like"
The Film Stage
Klown Forever follows estranged best friends Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam as they travel to the States seeking fame, fortune and friendship, only to immediately dive head-first into an impressive array of wildly inappropriate misadventures and unforgettably mortifying social situations.
When Casper attempts to break into Hollywood, Frank follows him to Los Angeles, seeing an opportunity to salvage their strained relationship. As the guys come face-to-face with a number of LA's denizens, including Isla Fisher (Now You See Me, The Great Gatsby), Adam Levine (Pitch Perfect 2) and Game of Thrones' star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, it is clear that they are equally ready and willing to take on Hollywood...but is Hollywood prepared for Casper and Frank?
A reunion with Klown director Mikkel Nørgaard, Klown Forever sees the seriesbest described as Curb Your Enthusiasm as directed by Lars von Trierreach ingenious new heights, and stoop to gut-wrenchingly hilarious lows.
Directed by Mikkel Nørgaard, Denmark, 2015, 99 mins. In Danish with English subtitles.
- Fri., Sept. 16 at 10 pm
- Sat., Sept. 17 at 9:30 & 11:30 pm
$10 general admission
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