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Audiences walk out of Daniel Radcliffe’s Potty ( #HarryPotter ) new film

He is certainly a box office draw.

But it appears that Daniel Radcliffe’s latest cinematic offering may not be such a surefire success, if the reaction of initial audiences is anything to go by.

According to a report in Variety, the film – Swiss Arms Man – proved to be a divisive feature of Friday’s Sundance Film Festival in Utah, where it attracted crowds, but failed to retain them.

Hit or miss? Daniel Radcliffe's latest cinematic offering may not be such a surefire success, if the reaction of initial audiences is anything to go by

Hit or miss? Daniel Radcliffe’s latest cinematic offering may not be such a surefire success, if the reaction of initial audiences is anything to go by

It claims that ‘the Eccles Theater had to turn away hundreds of movie fans, and even a few industry VIPs, at the packed premiere.

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‘But the bizarre fable about a lost man (Paul Dano) who befriends a farting corpse (Radcliffe) could win the festival’s award for the most walk-outs, as a continuous stream of audience members kept standing up and bolting for the door throughout the film.

‘Dano’s character inspects the body, as it comes to life by twitching and passing gas. The film has drawn mixed reactions.’

Support from fans: Online, fans have expressed the spectrum of opinion - with some defending the comedy

Others were less diplomatic. Chris Nashawaty said: ‘If Gondry directed a castaway version of Weekend at Bernie’s it might come close to the strangely confounding Swiss Army Man.’

Filmed in the redwoods of Humboldt County, the indie flick – directed by Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan – has also received a lukewarm response on IMDB.

There, twelve users gave it an average score of 5.3 out of ten.

[DailyMail]

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