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Tom Cullen Tom Cullen
Russell
Chris New Chris New
Glen
Sarah Churm Sarah Churm
Helen


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Andrew Haigh Andrew Haigh
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9 years, 4 months ago at Jun 24 15:58
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Weekend was one of the most beloved romantic dramas by European critics last year.

The picture is written and directed by Andrew Haigh, who has been production assistant and editor neophyte in works such as: Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, Kingdom Of Heaven, all of them destined for the male public.

This new venture is a warmhearted romantic gay drama. In which a consanguin... read more

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8 years, 11 months ago at Nov 15 23:18
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Just when you start to despair for the future of a movie genre, along comes a specimen to prove it can still be found in the wild. Andrew Haigh’s remarkable Weekend (IFC Films) unassumingly, almost offhandedly, demonstrates the continuing existence of the romantic comedy, if a comedy can be defined as a story in which, by whatever amusingly circuitous route, love eventually wins out. This... read more
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Description: On a Friday night after a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club, alone and on the pull. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special. That weekend, in bars and in bedrooms, getting drunk and taking drugs, telling stories and having sex, the two men get to know each other. It is a brief encounter that will resonate throughout their lives. Weekend is both an honest and unapologetic love story between two guys and a film about the universal struggle for an authentic life in all its forms. It is about the se ... (more)
Release date: 4 November 2011
Tags: England (5), Gay (5), Drama (4), British (4), Coming Out (3), Glbt (3), Relationships (3), Drug Abuse (2), 2010s (2), Masturbation (2), Lgbt (2), 2011 (1), Nottingham (1), Ebert (1), Gay Theme (1), Laptop (1), 2011's (1), Dugs (1)
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