Special praise is reserved for Bonham Carter, who delivers a charming dollop of her trademark clownishness
, and Awkwafina, a rapper, comedian and actress who injects a refreshing dash of street culture to a cast and story line that leans heavily on haute couture.
While Pannu, Kulhari and Tariang turn in fine performances (controlled and wonderfully understated), I found the lawyer for Rajveer, Prashant Mehra's (Piyush Mishra) arguments bordering on clownishness
. Was this necessary in a serious work like Pink?
His extravagance, clownishness
and even his girls were part of his popular appeal.
The kind of innocent clownishness
one expects within the constraints of an arts festival was, in Anastasia W's case, turned on its head.
This fact was hidden behind a faE*ade of clownishness
. He liked to present himself as a philosopher (the "Green Book"), a visionary statesman (Israelis and Palestinians must unite in the "State of Isratine"), even as an immature teenager (his innumerable uniforms and costumes).
Frank's determination to show his devotion to Bo doesn't lessen his clownishness
yet still reinforces his humanity, while Casper's sexcapades are partly mitigated by the manhandling he endures back home from Hjejle.