Eddie - The Sleepwalking Cannibal
North American Premiere

Eddie - The Sleepwalking Cannibal

| Denmark, Canada | 83 MINUTES | English
Horror, Comedy
Onetime art star Lars Olafssen is all washed up. Too uninspired to paint, he accepts a teaching stint at a small-time art school in podunk Koda Lake, Canada, where he does double duty as caretaker for the offbeat town's neighborhood weirdo, Eddie. Eddie doesn't speak, doesn't have any friends, and is generally regarded by the townsfolk as a harmless loon, but to Lars he quickly becomes a trusted companion. As their unlikely friendship evolves, a dark and violent secret about Eddie's nocturnal impulses begins to surface. A secret that stirs long-dormant artistic urges in the creatively stunted Lars. A secret that he feels compelled to nurture….

A unique and satirical dark comedy, Eddie the Sleepwalking Cannibal masterfully balances its quirky humor and its cartoonish eruptions of grotesque violence as Lars finds himself torn between his duty to his friend and his duty to his work. As the situation gets increasingly out of control, Eddie remains ultimately a story about friendship, and also a story about art—and how far into the abyss one is willing to go for either.

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Boris Rodriguez and Boris Rodriguez
Boris Rodriguez made the award-winning documentary Havana Kids in 1996. That same year he attended the Canadian Film Centre as a director resident before spending the next two at TVOntario. Boris' films Night Kiss and Perfect premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Michael A. Dobbin, Boris Rodriguez
Associate Producer
Chris Hastings, Miriam Norgaard, Aelx Sandahl
Executive Producer
Steve Moretti, Michael Solomon, Sven Schnell
Boris Rodriguez
Andres Refn
Boris Rodriguez
Director of Photography
Philippe Kress
Ronnie Fridthjof
Primary Cast
Thure Lindhardt, Dylan Smith, Georgina Reilly, Alian Goulem, Paul Braunstein, Stephen McHattie
Production Designer
Colleen Marchand
David Burns

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