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Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 28 April 2010 (France)
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A father juggling his kids with the rest of his responsibilities is ultimately faced with the choice of being their father or their friend.

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Ronald Bronstein (with more from), Benny Safdie | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ronald Bronstein Ronald Bronstein ... Lenny
Alex Greenblatt Alex Greenblatt ... Alex
Sage Ranaldo Sage Ranaldo ... Sage Sokol
Frey Ranaldo Frey Ranaldo ... Frey Sokol
Victor Puccio Victor Puccio ... Principal Puccio
Lance 'Batman' Chamberlain Lance 'Batman' Chamberlain ... Vietnam Vet #1
Baker Suitson Baker Suitson ... Vietnam Vet #2
Peter Cramer Peter Cramer ... Cruiser at 'Y'
Eleonore Hendricks ... Leni
Sean Price Williams Sean Price Williams ... Dale (as Sean Williams)
Dakota O'Hara ... Roberta (as Dakota Goldhor)
Jonny Napalm Jonny Napalm ... Guy in Bar (as Johnny Napalm)
Simone Parker Simone Parker ... Bartender
Aren Topdijian Aren Topdijian ... Aren (Boyfriend) (as Aren Topdjian)
Danny Callahan Danny Callahan ... Tow Truck Driver
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Storyline

After months of being alone, sad, busy, sidetracked, free, lofty, late and away from his kids, Lenny, 34 with graying frazzled hair, picks his kids up from school. Every year he spends a couple of weeks with his sons Sage, 9, and Frey, 7. Lenny juggles his kids and everything else all within a midtown studio apartment in New York City. He ultimately faces the choice of being their father or their friend all with the idea that these two weeks must last 6 months. In these two weeks, a trip upstate, visitors from strange lands, a mother, a girlfriend, "magic" blankets, and complete lawlessness seem to take over their lives. The film is a swan song to excuses and responsibilities; to fatherhood and self-created experiences, and to what it's like to be truly torn between being a child and being an adult. Written by Josh and Benny Safdie

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

IFC Films [United States]

Country:

USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 2010 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Daddy Longlegs See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,323, 16 May 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$20,728, 30 May 2010
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Stereo (LtRt)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Ronald Bronstein, the protagonist of this film, is a common collaborator of the Safdie Brothers, co-writing and editing most of their films, including Heaven Knows What (2014) and Good Time (2017). See more »

Connections

References A Woman Under the Influence (1974) See more »

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Green Soul
Original Song by David Sandholm
Written by David Sandholm
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Personal film revealing potential for the Safdie brothers
21 March 2018 | by VoniaSee all my reviews

Daddy Longlegs (2009) Directors: The Safdie Brothers 7/10

From the brothers who will later bring us the phenomenal "Good Time", Low budget handhelds create many laughs and what the f*#$& moments, Bronstein's performance impresses by managing to be appallingly appealing, Irresponsible non-father trying his best with his 2 weeks a year 7 & 9 year old sons, Indeterminate ending to a whirlwind ride leaves one feeling the same way.

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