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Film / Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter

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Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter is a 2012 British Horror film starring Jaime Winstone as the eponymous character and Aneurin Barnard as her best friend and ally Dylan Parker.

Elfie Hopkins is an aspiring detective who encounters her first big case: the new neighbours eat people.

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  • Arch-Enemy: The Gammon family as a whole are this to Elfie, since they're her only big case and kill her parents.
  • Big Bad: Mr. Gammon is the head of the Cannibal Clan.
  • Bittersweet Ending: The Gammons are defeated, but not before they kill Elfie's parents. Elfie and Dylan start a romance, but it's just before Dylan leaves for university.
  • Cannibal Clan: The villains are a group of cannibals who happened to move next door to an aspiring detective.
  • Cassandra Truth: Nobody believes Elfie and Dylan that the Gammons are cannibals.
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  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Elfie proceeds to butcher all of the Gammons after they kill her parents and kidnap her best friend.
  • Shout-Out:
    • Elfie and Mr. Gammon both love Chinatown, and consider it to have the best ending line in film.
    • Elfie calls Ruby a "bunny boiler."

Alternative Title(s): Elfie Hopkins, Cannibal Hunter


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