Swiss Army Man is a 2016 surrealist comedy–drama film directed by Dan Kwan and daniel scheinert. The film follows Hank, a man stranded on a deserted island who finds a corpse named Manny washed up on the beach. Hank discovers that Manny has a variety of useful abilities and begins to use him as a tool to help him survive and find his way back to civilization. Along the way, the two develop an unlikely friendship as Hank teaches Manny about life and the world around him.
Swiss Army Man is a quirky and unique film that has gained a cult following since its release. The film's blend of comedy and drama is unconventional, and the use of a corpse as a main character may turn some viewers off. However, the film's heartfelt message about human connection and the power of imagination resonates with many.
The performances by paul dano and daniel radcliffe, who plays the role of Manny the corpse, are outstanding. The film's surreal visuals and creative soundtrack also add to the overall experience.
Swiss Army Man was nominated for several awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, where it premiered in 2016. The film won the Directing Award in the U.S. Dramatic category and the Best Editing Award. It also won the Golden Space Needle Award for Best Director at the Seattle International Film Festival.
Swiss Army Man has gained a significant following since its release, particularly among fans of unconventional and thought-provoking cinema. The film has a rating of 7.0 on IMDb and a 72% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. While the film may not be for everyone, its unique premise and heartfelt message have resonated with many viewers.
|Directed by||daniel scheinert
|Edited by||Matthew Hannam|
Jeremy Michael King
|Box office||$5.8 million|