Alexander Skarsgard to Attend Hamptons International Film Festival

lexander Skarsgard has been named one of the Breakthrough Performers of the 2011 Hamptons International Film Festival for his role in Melancholia. The festival takes place this upcoming weekend on the east end of Long Island, NY and will showcase films and discussions from October 13-17.

Meet the Actors: The 2011 Breakthrough Performers Roundtable will take place on Saturday, October 15, with Skarsgard slated to attend alongside fellow Golden Starfish Award winners Emily Browning, Stine Fischer Christensen, Ezra Miller, Shailene Woodley, and Anton Yelchin to discuss making films and being actors in the film industry.

Melancholia is a dark fairytale directed by Lars von Trier that premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, and stars Skarsgard, Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Stellan Skarsgard.

The movie will be shown during the festival on Friday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 16 at 12:00 p.m. at the United Artists East Hampton theater in East Hampton, NY.

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