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Come to Daddy Trailer: Elijah Wood Endures a Delightfully Macabre Father-Son Reunion

An official selection at the Tribeca Film Festival and Fantastic Fest, Saban Films has unveiled the first grisly and lurid trailer for their fever dream of a film Come to Daddy, directed by Ant Timpson in his directorial debut after producing The ABCs of Death series, Turbo Kid, The Greasy Strangler, and more. Continuing his streak of inventive genre films, Elijah Wood stars as Norval Greenwood, a son hoping to reconnect with his absent father (Stephen McHattie) after thirty years.

That basic logline gets stranger as Greenwood (Wood) tracks his father down at a remote seaside mansion, hoping to cultivate a relationship as an adult to cope with the lack of one in childhood. But Gordon (McHattie), with bawdy and inebriated disposition, makes the goal an impossibility. What follows is a darkly hilarious and wholly unpredictable father-son reunion saga.

In his review for IndieWire, Eric Kohn praised the film, saying,

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