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Director  Gregori Viens
Initial DVD release  January 18, 2011
Country  United States
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
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Language  English
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Release date  January 17, 2009 (2009-01-17) (Slamdance Film Festival) October 2010 (2010-10) (United States)
Writer  Henry Phillips, Gregori Viens
Genres  Comedy, Indie film, Musical, Musical comedy
Cast  Henry Phillips (Henry Phillips), Ellen Ratner (Ellen Pinsky), Matthew Walker (Matt Phillips), Audrey Siegel (Becca), Derek Waters (Dave the Intern), Eddie Pepitone (Eddie)
Similar movies  Dave Chappelle: HBO Comedy Half-Hour, Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right, Bill Hicks: Bill Loses it in Chicago, Bill Hicks: Igby's, LA, Bill Hicks Live: Satirist, Social Critic, Stand-up Comedian, Ron White: They Call Me Tater Salad
Tagline  Comedy is often misunderstood.

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Punching the Clown is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Gregori Viens and starring Henry Phillips as a semi-fictionalized version of himself.

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Premise

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Henry (Phillips) is a struggling singer-songwriter comic in Los Angeles who suddenly finds success and then is subjected to the cruelty of show business.

Production

The film includes both scripted scenes as well as portions of actual live performances by Phillips.

Reception

Punching the Clown has been received positively by critics and currently holds an 86% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film also won the Audience Award at the 2009 Slamdance Film Festival.

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References

Punching the Clown Wikipedia
Punching the Clown IMDb Punching the Clown themoviedb.org


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