The Dead Sleep Easy

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The Dead Sleep Easy
TheDeadSleepEasy poster.jpg
Directed by Lee Demarbre
Produced by Robert Menzies
Written by Ian Driscoll
Starring Ian Hodgkinson
Dave Courtney
Ana Sidel
Martin Kove
Music by Michael Dubué[1]
Distributed by Odessa Filmworks
Zed Filmworks
Release date
Country Canada
Language English
Budget CAD 250,000[1]

The Dead Sleep Easy is a 2007 Canadian drama film, a co-production of Odessa Filmworks and Zed Filmworks produced on location in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Its tagline is "When you're this far south, sometimes it's better to be dead than alive."


The story concerns a one-time Mexican wrestler known only as The Champ (Ian Hodgkinson) who becomes employed by a Mexican organised crime gang after he kills an opponent whose uncle is a mob leader. After witnessing a massacre of illegally smuggled migrants into the United States, The Champ decides to seek redress for this crime.


Distribution and release[edit]

The film has had numerous special screenings:

The film was given a DVD release on 5 March 2009 through Anchor Bay Canada.



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