When podcaster Wallace travels to Canada to interview someone, he winds up meeting a strange man named Howe who has many stories to tell about his past life during his interview. Wallace wakes up the next day finding out Howe isn't the person he thought he was. Howe has plans to surgically and mentally turn Wallace into a walrus.
During the restaurant scene with Guy LaPointe (Johnny Depp), the characters discuss the previous murder of a hockey player, called "Gregory Gumtree". This is a reference to the British Craigslist-type website called "Gumtree", which is where Kevin Smith saw the original prank advertisement, on which he based the script for this movie. See more »
The bilingual shoulder badge of the border guard says "Duanes", instead of "Douanes".
Actual badges of Canadian customs officers show the terms "Services frontaliers - Border services" since 2003, not "Customs - Douanes" See more »
It's good to cry. It separates us from the animals. Shows you have a soul.
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Instead of his name, Johnny Depp is listed in the end credits as Guy Lapointe, his character. See more »
Watched once three years ago... STILL thinking about it!
I watched when it first came out on DVD...
Haven't watched since... bought the DVD... still in shrink wrap. This isn't to say I don't like the movie, but I don't know when I'm going to feel ready to 'attack that beast' again
It really opened up the important question - what WOULD you do if your partner were turned into a walrus?
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