The hilarious Canadian caper comedy Foodland follows a naive grocery clerk who finds himself an unwilling accomplice in a robbery. This indie film was shot and produced in wintry Winnipeg earned local screenwriter and director Adam Smoluk, critical acclaim and the top prize of the National Screen Institute of Canada’s Features First Program. Super Channel, Canada’s only national English pay television network, premieres this comedic gem on Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. ET in vivid HD.
Trevor’s life spirals out of control when he inadvertently helps his inept manager rob the store where he works. When the money is then stolen from the bumbling robbers, they enlist the help of a slimy, incompetent detective to retrieve the stolen cash. Added to the fray are an icy blonde with suspicious alliances and a wannabe tough guy on their tail. Events soon go awry and Trevor must now determine friend from foe, and get the cash back before it’s too late.