Having already premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, the super weak Canadian horror comedy Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal now has a festival trailer.
Directed by Boris Rodriguez from his own screenplay, and starring Thure Lindhardt, Stephen McHattie, Georgia Reilly and Dylan Scott Smith, “The film follows Lars Olafssen (played by Lindhardt), a once young celebrity in the prestigious art world, who is now slipping away into the land of has-beens. His long-time art dealer, Ronny (McHattie), 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 with his old friend Harry (Goulem) 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… and perhaps lead to romance, with his fellow teacher, Leslie (Reilly). That is, until Eddie (Smith) comes into his life.”