Eddie The Sleepwalking Cannibal
Eddie The Sleepwalking Cannibal (2013)

Thure Lindhardt (Keep the Lights On) stars in this quirky dark comedy as Lars, a former darling of the art scene slipping away into the land of has-beens and struggling with lack of inspiration. His art dealer Ronny arranges a teaching job… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 6, 2013
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

This deliberately tasteless horror-comedy might appeal to gore hounds and fans of gross-out humor; but as with many films that strive for cult status, any potential exploitation-movie pleasures are overwhelmed by an air of smug self-awareness.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Despite the theme, "Eddie" goes easy on gratuitous gore. What we get is a cerebral horror movie and a satire of the art world.

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Brian Tallerico
HollywoodChicago.com

Boris Rodriguez's movie sadly ends up being neither an effective horror movie nor a memorable satire. It just kind of, pardon me for going there, sleepwalks through its clever set-up.

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Boyd van Hoeij
Variety

Thankfully, Lindhardt keeps things together with an appealing performance that constantly oscillates between drama and very light, dry humor without sacrificing the slightly otherworldly nature of his character.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A flawed but diverting meditation on finding inspiration while losing your soul.

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Brent Simon
Shockya.com

A quirky but unfulfilling Canadian-Danish horror-comedy that has a substantial helping of originality on its side, but not much in the way of inspired execution.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

This would-be cult item runs out of steam after its establishes its wickedly satirical premise.

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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club

Beneath the surface outrageousness lies a surprisingly, satisfyingly dark little fable about the essentially cannibalistic nature of artistic inspiration.

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Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

It's not often I question content in a horror film, but after sleepwalking dully through Rodriguez's movie, I can only shrug and ask myself what just happened - with the least amount of interest.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
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Alex roy
Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal is a pretty creative low-budget comedy horror tale that relies on an interesting idea. Sometimes all you need is the basics to… More
Sylvester Kuo
A fun little black comedy starring Thure Lindhardt. Eddie the Sleepwalking Cannibal is about a Danish artist who was forced to take care a mentally challenged… More