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  • NR
  • 2022
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 5.2  (91)

As the curtains open, we meet a small-time clown, Gordy (Bronson Pinchot), trying to make it big in the clowning world. He's been performing for birthday parties and small community events with his longtime partner, Max (Mike Starr). But, he gets a chance of a lifetime when he's offered a spot on the popular kid's television show, "The Magical Clubhouse," where he can showcase his skills to a larger audience.

Gordy is thrilled about the opportunity, but his journey to fame and recognition comes with its own set of challenges. He realizes that the kid's show's producers have a rigid format that they want him to follow. They try to mold Gordy into someone he's not, and he starts to feel like he's losing his own artistic identity. He's torn between pleasing his bosses and following his own creative instincts.

At the same time, Max, who has been Gordy's friend and partner ever since they were young, starts to feel left out. He's unsure whether he can keep up with Gordy's success and feels like he's been left behind. This leads to a rift between the two friends, and they become distant from each other.

As Gordy becomes more popular, he meets a young boy, Joey (Dashiell Connery), who idolizes him. Joey is a lonely child, and Gordy becomes a role model and mentor to him. The boy's deep admiration and trust in Gordy affect him deeply, and he begins to question whether he wants to continue down the path he's chosen.

As the story unfolds, the three main characters express their deepest fears and desires through their unique perspectives. Gordy's rise to success comes at a cost of losing his authenticity, while Max is struggling to come to terms with his own insecurities. Meanwhile, Joey has to navigate the complexities of growing up and finding his place in the world.

Clowning is a heartwarming and honest portrayal of the human experience. It captures the essential elements of friendship, artistic integrity, and personal growth. The film's performances by Bronson Pinchot, Mike Starr, and Dashiell Connery are captivating and bring their characters to life. Clowning is a must-see film for anyone looking for an experience that captures the joys and struggles of life.

Clowning is a 2022 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.2.

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    1 hr 37 min
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    5.2  (91)