Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal makes its North American premiere on April 20th as part of the Tribeca Film Festival, and is showing again on the 21st and 28th in New York City.
“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…”
I wasn’t sure how to translate the chaos I’ve been seeing on the trailer posted below. Looks zany. Leading up to Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal‘s North American premiere at Tribeca Film Festival this year, I spoke with the film’s director Boris Rodriguez, and got it right from the horse’s mouth – where he’s coming from and what it’s all about. READ MORE