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Weekend (2011)

Spine #622



Release:
Aug 21, 2012
$39.95

Number of Discs: 1

Specs
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DTS-HD 2.0 Surround
  • English subtitles

Weekend (2011)

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Directed By: Andrew Haigh
Starring: Tom Cullen, Chris New, Jonathan Race, Laura Freeman, Loretto Murray, Jonathan Wright
Licensor: Sundance Selects

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This sensual, remarkably observed, beautifully acted wonder is the breakout feature from British writer-director-editor Andrew Haigh. Rarely has a film been as honest about sexuality-in both depiction and discussion-as this tale of a one-night-stand that develops into a weekend-long idyll for two very different young men (exciting newcomers Tom Cullen and Chris New) in Midlands England. It's an emotionally naked film that's both an invaluable snapshot of the complexities of contemporary gay living and a universally identifiable portrait of a love affair.

Supplements
  • New program featuring interviews with Haigh, Pontikos, producer Tristan Goligher, and actors Tom Cullen and Chris New
  • New interview with Haigh on the film's sex scenes
  • On-set video footage shot by New and others, and two scenes from Cullen's and New's auditions
  • Video essay on the film's set photographers, Oisín Share and Colin Quinn
  • Cahuenga Blvd. (2003) and Five Miles Out (2009), two short films by Haigh
  • Trailer

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