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.
Lenny, a divorced father and a projectionist at a Manhattan movie theater, spends two weeks with his young sons Sage and Frey.
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 Theatre (interiors) and the Cinema Village (exterior).
Daddy Longlegs won the Fipresci (International Federation of Film