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"Jeff, Who Lives at Home" To Open Hamptons Film Festival

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire August 29, 2011 at 8:39AM

Jay and Mark Duplass's "Jeff, Who Lives at Home" will open the Hamptons International Film Festival, it was announced today. Starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Judy Greer and Susan Sarandon, the film will screen at Guild Hall in East Hampton on October 13th.
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Jay and Mark Duplass's "Jeff, Who Lives at Home" will open the Hamptons International Film Festival, it was announced today. Starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Judy Greer and Susan Sarandon, the film will screen at Guild Hall in East Hampton on October 13th.

Full release below. The 19th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival will take place from October 13-17.

East Hampton, NY (August 29, 2011) – The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) is proud to announce that JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME, a Paramount Pictures release, will screen at Guild Hall in East Hampton on October 13th as the Opening Night Film of the Festival.

On his way to the store to buy wood glue, Jeff looks for signs from the universe to determine his path. However, a series of comedic and unexpected events leads him to cross paths with his family in the strangest of locations and circumstances. Jeff just may find the meaning of his life... and if he's lucky, pick up the wood glue as well.

JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME, stars Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Judy Greer and Susan Sarandon. Penned by the writer/director team of brothers Jay and Mark Duplass (Cyrus), this is the story of one man searching for the meaning of life while running to the store to buy wood glue.

“As we move into our 19th year, we are honored and excited to bring wonderful filmmaking, storytelling and talent to our audiences,” says HIFF Executive Director Karen Arikian. “We are proud to have the opportunity to launch this year’s Festival with JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME,” adds Arikian.

“JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME is just the type of film we like to share with our audiences: A funny and sweet film from two incredibly talented filmmakers who continue to distinguish themselves. Today's announcement is the beginning of many exciting announcements coming in the next few weeks as we head into the Festival,” says Director of Programming David Nugent.

HIFF greatly appreciates the support from their corporate sponsors including, Altour International, American Airlines, The Wall Street Journal, Baume & Mercier, Prudential Douglas Elliman, Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, and Silvercup Studios.

The Hamptons International Film Festival headquarters are located at the beautiful c/o The Maidstone Hotel on Main Street in East Hampton.

The 19th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival will take place this year from October 13th – 17th. For further information on the 2011 Hamptons International Film Festival, please visit www.hamptonsfilmfest.org.

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