Calgary International Film Fest: Weirdsville

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This dark comedy takes you along for the bumpy ride as two ill-fated druggies Dexter and Royce attempt to bury the body of their overdosed friend Matilda in an abandoned drive-in movie theatre. Unfortunately, the theatre is also being used by a group of amateur Satanists preparing for their first human sacrifice. The comedy continues as Dexter interupts the human sacrifice and a chase ensues, including unique characters like a dwarf security guard that moonlights as a medieval re-enactor and a loan shark with a love for curling.

From Allan Moyle, the director who made Pump Up The Volume and Empire Records, this extremely well-written and strongly-acted film shows resemblances to Snatch and Trainspotting and has comedic timing that is irresistible. This unconventional Canadian-written and filmed movie is witty and wildly entertaining. Weirdsville will also hit theatres nation-wide Fri., Oct. 12.