How to Be Deadly

How to Be Deadly 

How to Be Deadly
  • Official Selection: Atlantic Film Festival, Calgary International Film Festival
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast: Leon Parsons, Gina Squires, Sue Kent, Cathy Jones, Andy Jones, Mary Walsh, Sean Dalton, Dan Bochart, Nik Sexton, Dennis Kavanah, Robbie Caruthers, Lisa Richards, Dominique Girouard, Micah Martin, Gary Sexton, Annie Hennesey, Steve Lush, Andrew Younghusband
  • Directed by: Nik Sexton
  • Written by: Edward Riche and Nik Sexton
  • Produced by: Mary Sexton
  • Line Producer: Cyril Butler
  • Executive Producers: Robin Cass, Sandra Cunningham, Nigel Markham, Mary Sexton and Nik Sexton
  • Country of Origin: Canada



On the eve of the biggest dirt bike competition of the year, alpha underdog, working class hero and utterly “unique human” Donnie Dumphy cashes his welfare cheque, tours the sketchiest regions of town, loses the love of his life Brenda, almost drowns, performs at the biggest party in town and sleeps with his social worker.

Starring an up and coming cast of new Canadian comedy talent including; Leon Parsons, Dan Bochart, Gina Squires and Susan Kent and featuring such comedy legends as Cathy Jones, Mary Walsh, Andy Jones, Andrew Younghusband and Rick Mercer, How To Be Deadly is a hero’s Journey with a Newfoundland twist because on the east coast you are only as good as your last story.