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In late 2014, a low-res video of an individual in a clown masks rising from beneath a sleeping kid’s mattress seems on YouTube. The outline under the video claims that the clown is known as “Wrinkles,” that he lives in southwest Florida, and that he is been employed by the kid’s dad and mom to frighten her for misbehaving. The video goes viral. Quickly, extra mysterious movies of Wrinkles scaring youngsters seem on-line, together with a cellphone quantity to rent him for “behavioral companies.” Wrinkles turns into web lore – a complete style of YouTube movies of youngsters filming themselves calling him seems on-line, and over 1,000,000 messages are left on the quantity. Voicemails vary from disturbing to hilarious to terrifying: dad and mom use the quantity to terrify their youngsters, youngsters who’re obsessive followers of creepy clowns attain out to make a brand new buddy, youngsters threaten to inflict wildly inventive violence if he comes wherever close to them. However who’s Wrinkles, and why is he doing this? With unimaginable entry to the mastermind behind the masks, Wrinkles the Clown is a cryptic and playful exploration of those questions, in addition to an inside take a look at myth-building and the unpredictable unfold of creativeness within the Web age.
Directed by Michael Seaside Nichols
Produced by Jennie Bedusa, Jon Lullo, Brendan Walter, Lowell Shapiro, Mike Dill
In theaters October 4th.
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