Bill C’s Review – 3.5 out of 5
Klown is a tasteless, raunchy, sometimes touching and very funny Danish comedy. This is basically a road trip movie with a river substituting for the road and a canoe being the mode of transportation. Casper and Frank’s plans for a canoe trip ostensibly for Casper to party are thrown into disarray when Frank decides to kidnap his girlfriend’s 12 year old nephew and take him on the trip to prove to her that he is good parenting material.
Similar to Hangover the three meet numerous characters and get into comedic/raunchy situations along the way. This even has a Hangover type ending (and the one place even I thought they crossed the line of bad taste for a movie).
This movie is being distributed by the Alamo Drafthouse new distribution company so is playing in several Drafthouse theaters (and even ‘rolling road show’ as part of a canoe trip) with a very entertaining pre-show. It might be hard to find in cities outside of Austin however but look for DVD or streaming options.
Bottom line – if you don’t like tasteless (or subtitles) skip this. Otherwise it’s an entertaining comedy.