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Hamptons International Film Festival heats up
Things start warming up Friday (including the weather) at the Hamptons International Festival. But there's one bit of bad news: “Greetings From Tim Buckley,” a biopic about the 1960s troubadour and his son, Jeff (Penn Badgley), has been pulled from the fest. Still, here are some recommendations for the day. All times are afternoon.
1 p.m. at UA East Hampton: John Nash, the Nobel-winning economist, may not be your usual film-fest celebrity. But he'll be here for an extended Q&A after a screening of “A Beautiful Mind,” which was based on his life.
3:30 p.m. at UA East Hampton: Tobey Maguire plays against type as a morally dubious doctor in “The Details,” a black comedy from Jacob Estes. With Elizabeth Banks, Laura Linney and Ray Liotta.
3:30 p.m. at Southampton Regal: “Out of the Clear Blue Sky” is a documentary that examines the outsize impact of 9/11 on the financial firm Cantor Fitzgerald. The filmmaker lost a brother who worked there.
6:45 p.m. at UA East Hampton. In "59 Middle Lane,” the adopted children of Hamptons' murder victim Ted Ammon search for their biological roots. Directed by the son, Greg Ammon.
7 p.m. at UA East Hampton. A sneak preview of “The Sessions,” a potential awards contender starring John Hawkes as a paralyzed poet hoping to lose his virginity to a sex-surrogate (Helen Hunt). Based on a true story.
9 p.m. at Guild Hall. Actor Colin Farrell and writer-director Martin McDonagh re-team for ”Seven Psychopaths,” an oddball caper comedy. With Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken and Woody Harrelson.