The closely guarded secret is out, did you predict this years secret film?

Cedar Rapids was revealed today as the surprise film of the Jameson Film Festival (JDiff) 2011. The film was met with a great reaction from film fans at the sold out screening. The film, starring Ed Helms and John C. Reilly will be released in Ireland by Twentieth Century Fox later in 2011.

Watch the Cedar Rapids trailer below.

The film follows last years indie choice, Ben Stiller’s GREENBERG. Which was the second time that director Noah Baumbach was chosen as the Secret Film, his 2005 film ‘The Squid And The Whale’ was also a secret film at the 2005 Jameson Dublin Film Festival.  

Below is a list of other surprise movies shown previously at the film festival.

2010 – Greenberg
2009 – Hamlet 2
2008 – The Escapist
2007 – 300
2006 – The Jacket
2005 – The Squid and the Whale
2004 – Starsky & Hutch
2003 – Buffalo Soldiers 

The 2011 Jameson Dublin International Film Festival draws to a close today with a gala screening of François Ozon’s multi- Cesar nominated sparkling comedy-of-manners Potiche, starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu.

Movies.ie caught up with many of the visiting directors and actors at the festival and we’ll be delivering them online over the coming weeks.  
For more information on Cedar Rapids click here.