Daddy Longlegs (2009 film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Josh Safdie
|Produced by||Casey Neistat (Producer)
Tom Scott (Producer)
Andrew Spade (Executive)
Red Bucket Films (Co-producer)
Sophie Dulac Productions (Co-Producer)
Sam Lisenco (Co-Producer)
Michel Zana (Co-Producer)
|Written by||Josh Safdie
|Edited by||Brett Jutkiewicz
|Distributed by||IFC Films|
|Running time||97 minutes|
Daddy Longlegs is a 2009 American independent film directed by the New York based brothers Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie and produced by Tom Scott and Casey Neistat. It premiered at the 2009 Directors' Fortnight section of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival, under the title Go Get Some Rosemary. It premiered in the United States at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in the non-competitive Spotlight section. It is scheduled to premiere commercially via IFC Films, theatrically and on-demand, on May 14, 2010.
- Ronald Bronstein as Lenny Sokol
- Sage Ranaldo as Sage
- Frey Ranaldo as Frey Ranaldo
- Eleonore Hendricks as Leni
- Leah Singer as Paige
- Abel Ferrara as Mugger
- Lee Ranaldo in a cameo appearance
The film was produced by Neistat Scott and Associates and the production was through the New York City based film collective Red Bucket Films, of which the Safdie brothers are founding members. Sage and Frey Ranaldo are sons of Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo, who has a cameo appearance, and Leah Singer, who plays protagonist Lenny's ex-wife. The theater at which Lenny works is a combination of Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater (interiors) and the Cinema Village (exterior).
Daddy Longlegs won the Fipresci (International Federation of Film Critics) Award at the 20th Annual Ljubljana International Film Festival. Ronald Bronstein won the Gotham Award in the category of Best Breakthrough Actor for his performance.
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