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Frownland (2007)

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About a door-to-door coupon salesman who eats popcorn & eggs off the folded-out-door of his kitchen oven.

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About a door-to-door coupon salesman who eats popcorn & eggs off the folded-out-door of his kitchen oven.

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Funny & Frazzled
27 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A very strange and compelling movie. It's about a very awkward and tightly wound man who attempts to navigate his life as a door-to-door fundraiser/salesman. The director was able to capture a very unnerving tone that really served the story well. Original and unsettling while also finding a great deal of humor in the pain that accompanies life. There is a sequence at a testing facility that really stood out and made me laugh out loud which is not something I do as frequently as I should. One of the more memorable films I've seen in a long while. Hasn't left my mind and I look forward to future efforts by Bronstein. Fantastic performances all around. The simple line "I really appreciate it." is now iconic to me.


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