Punching the Clown

Punching the Clown

DVD - 2011
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When a talented but hapless traveling songwriter (Henry Phillips) moves to LA to shake things up, his luck changes overnight. Thanks less to his inept manager than to a wild case of mistaken identity, he falls backwards into a string of packed gigs, a record deal and even the promise of love. But he who lives by the whimsy of show business dies by it: an innocent miscommunication over a bagel makes him the victim of a vicious rumor in the tabloids. Luckily, somewhere between rock bottom and the middle of nowhere lies the perfect terrain for Henry's dark and hilarious songs.
Publisher: [United States] : Viens Films, LLC, 2011.
Edition: Widescreen version.
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE PUN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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SilkyNara Dec 22, 2014

In the spirit of 'Spinal Tap.' A matter of taste.

jesking Jun 11, 2014

Man, there's not even a Facebook page for this movie. No one has heard of it. And it's a shame! 10 minutes in, I thought I was not going to make it, but I'm glad I stuck in there. Good movie about a guy who does his own thing and realizes the importance of doing it his way. Love the songs. Just a light lot of fun with a good storyline. His observations on people are pretty funny. Good indy film.

Tj_Luck85 Feb 22, 2014

Really great movie. It shows how messed up the industry can be.

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Daylight62
Jul 05, 2012

Hilarious! A "serious" spoof on the entertainment industry with the bonus of twisted folksy songs. Had me laughing out loud.

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