EDWIN BOYD: CITIZEN GANGSTER (2011)
- Run Time: 105 min.
- Rating: 14A
- Director: Nathan Morlando
- Star(s): Scott Speedman, Kelly Reilly, Kevin Durand
This real-life adventure story is based on an actual Canadian WWII veteran and family man turned bank robber. Disillusioned by his post-war life, Eddie Boyd (Speedman, in a charismatic performance) is torn between his desire to provide for his wife (Kelly Reilly) and his dream to go to Hollywood and become a star. Eddie is charming, ambitious and hungry for success, and ultimately turns to crime to attain it.
About the Director
Morlando has a master’s degree in philosophy. His films include the short Countdown (2002), which screened in the Toronto International Film Festival’s Perspective Canada programme, and Edwin Boyd (2011), his feature debut.