Girls actor Alex Karpovsky is pretty great at conveying simmering annoyance with his tomahawk-like face, and he has plenty to be annoyed about in this exclusive video clip from the dark comedy Red Flag, which he wrote and directed. I hope the song that actors Onur Tukel and Jennifer Prediger are caterwauling in the car was improvised by them during filmmaking because it would be crap-tastic even if Adele sang it. (Please don't tell me Adele does sing it.)
Here's the official synopsis for the film:
A laugh-out-loud road trip comedy, starring writer/director Alex Karpovsky (“Girls”) as Alex Karpovsky, a newly-single indie filmmaker who hits the road with an old friend (Onur Tukel) to promote one of his films. As the pair travels from one half-empty theater to the next, pursued by an adoring fan (Jennifer Prediger) who drives them into an exceptionally uncomfortable love triangle, Alex-as-Alex is forced to suffer an endless series of humiliations, each one more absurd than the last.
I'm totally guessing here, but I bet Henry becomes even more annoying after he goes into that casino and loses that misshapen wad of money he's flashing. The answer will be available on Tuesday when Red Flag and another Karpovsky-directed title, Rubberneck, premieres on VOD and then opens theatrically on Friday, Feb. 22.
And if that song that Tukel and Prediger are butchering is an actual song, can someone please tell me what it is so I can mock it more specifically? Thanks.
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