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Go Get Some Rosemary

Go Get Some Rosemary
Director: Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie

USA, 2009, 100min., comedy, drama
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 and Frey. 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.
Section: Wide Angle

Screenplay: Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie

Cast: Ronald Bronstein, Sage Ranaldo, Frey Ranaldo, Eleonore Hendricks, Salvatore Sansone, Abel Ferrara, Dakota Goldhor, Leah Singer