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Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal (2012)

Eddie (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 5 April 2013 (USA)
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A painter struggling for inspiration finds an unexpected muse after he accepts a teaching position in a small town and becomes the caregiver to Eddie, a seemingly docile art student with a rare sleepwalking condition.

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Boris Rodriguez

Writers:

Boris Rodriguez (screenplay), Jonathan Rannells (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thure Lindhardt ... Lars
Georgina Reilly ... Lesley
Dylan Smith ... Eddie (as Dylan Scott Smith)
Alain Goulem ... Harry
Paul Braunstein ... Verner
Stephen McHattie ... Ronny
Peter Michael Dillon ... Charles
Alexis Maitland ... Nancy
Sean Tucker ... Ice Fisherman #1
Karl Claude Karl Claude ... Ice Fisherman #2
Jon McLaren ... Ice Fisherman #3
Mark Stevick Mark Stevick ... Boyfriend in Bar
Rachelle Casseus ... Girlfriend in Bar
Norman Mikeal Berketa Norman Mikeal Berketa ... Bartender (as Norman Berketa)
Charlie Ebbs ... Drunk Driver
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Storyline

Lars Olafssen, once a young celebrity in the art world is slipping away fast into the land of has-beens. His long-time art dealer, Ronny, is now an ungracefully aging hipster who desperately wants his meal ticket back. But Lars refuses to paint. His creativity comes at too high a cost - his inspiration is carnage - blood, guts and limbs. Not surprisingly, this lead to a dreadful breakdown in the past. Nevertheless, an eager Ronny arranges a teaching job for Lars at an art school in Koda Lake, a small Canadian town in the middle of nowhere. It's a "therapeutic" measure for Lars - a means to conquer his need to paint in the "safety" of a country retreat... That is, until Eddie comes into his life. Written by dobbinnian / rodriguez

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Taglines:

Part muse... Part sleepwalking cannibal. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | Denmark

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal See more »

Filming Locations:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,016, 7 April 2013

Gross USA:

$1,632

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,778
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The only artwork made by the characters that can be clearly and fully seen belong to Eddie. The artwork from the other characters is only shown partially or not at all. See more »

Goofs

During the conversation scene between Ronny and Lars if you look over Ronny's shoulder you see an empty paint easel. At the end of the scene as Ronny leaves, Lars stands and looks back to the easel which now has a blank painting on it. See more »

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Der Hölle Rache; Königin der Nacht
from "Die Zauberflöte"
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Diana Damrau & Jérémie Rhorer Le Cercle de l'Harmonie
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Night Munches
14 April 2013 | by abcvisionSee all my reviews

Artist create art, but often they need a bit of inspiration to get the vision of their creation. Artists Lars Olafssen is in a bit of a funk, he has not produced anything in over ten years. So he find a home in a school as a teacher, there he still cannot break his silence. He befriends Eddie, who is a bit slow and an outcast. Lars has the patience to bring him into his confidence and discovers a hidden secret, when Eddie sleeps he craves flesh and his dreams get him carried away as he becomes the sleep walking cannibal. This gruesome discovery excites Lars and he finds inspiration in what would disgust others. This showing was part of opening for the new home of Cineprov! at the Plaza Theatre, where local arts use their improv talent to add color to the scenes on the big screen.


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