Swiss Army Man (2016)
- Sat, Aug 13
Director: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert Run Time: 97 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2016
Starring: Antonia Ribero, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Paul Dano, Timothy Eulich
Country: United States
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About the film:
Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new “friend” and an unusual bag of tricks, the duo go on an epic adventure to bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.
“The premise sounds like an off-Broadway play gone wrong. Far from it—this is extraordinary, vital, and fueled by great performances.”
—Chris Hewitt for Empire Magazine
About the filmmakers:
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, collectively known as Daniels, earned the Directing Award at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival for their writing and directorial debut Swiss Army Man. They initially started out creating viral music videos, commercials, and short films, developing a reputation for absurd and heartfelt genre-blending stories. Their projects include numerous festival selections and Vimeo Staff Pick, like their interactive short Possibilia and their Grammy-nominated music video for DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s “Turn Down for What”.
Their second feature film, Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022), has received widespread critical acclaim and became A24’s highest-grossing film domestically and worldwide.See our upcoming films