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Swiss Army Man trailer features Daniel Radcliffe as a farting corpse

by Brandon Russell | April 5, 2016April 5, 2016 9:40 am PST

Swiss Army Man might sound like the title for an upcoming Michael Bay movie or something from David Ayer, but it’s neither; it’s something much, much weirder. Starring Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliff, the film, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, is about a man who becomes stranded on a deserted island and finds solace in a dead body.

Here’s the actual synopsis:

A hopeless man stranded in the wilderness befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.

I can’t imagine how audiences are going to respond to this. At a time when people gripe about how tired and boring movies have become, Swiss Army Man takes a weird idea and brings it to unprecedented heights. This is something out of the imagination of a three-year-old, and I suppose that’s what makes it work. It embraces its madness and runs with it.

Supposedly audiences who saw it at Sundance were among one of two camps: either they thought it was terrible, or they thought it was surprisingly poignant.

Check out the trailer to see what makes Swiss Army Man so odd, yet strangely compelling.

Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell likes to rollerblade while listening to ACDC.