Weekend – UK (2011)

Weekend – UK (2011)

Weekend is a 2011 British gay film directed by Andrew Haigh, starring Tom Cullen (Russell) and Chris New (Glen), about Russell picks up Glen at a gay club for one night stand becomes something special.

The movie, Weekend, follows the main character Russel as he goes on a search to find himself. Russel then meets another man. The two go on an adventure together full of drugs, sex, and stories of the past. The film focuses on the experience that the two have together, and the impact that the experience will have on their lives. It also touches on the importance of being your authentic self, as well as living a life that you are in love with. This movie has been considered to be one of the greatest gay films from Britain.


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MPAA:

  • Not Rated.

Runtime:

  • 1 Hour 37 Minutes.

Language:

  • English.

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Cast:

  • Tom Cullen – Russell,
  • Chris New – Glen.

Director(s):

  • Andrew Haigh.

Release:

  • USA – 11 March 2011 (South by Southwest Film Festival),
  • USA – 23 September 2011,
  • UK – 4 November 2011.

Production:

  • Bureau, The,
  • EM Media,
  • Glendale Picture Company,
  • Synchronicity Films.

Distribution:

  • Sundance Selects (USA) (theatrical),
  • IFC Films (2011) (USA) (all media),
  • Peccadillo Pictures (2011) (UK) (all media).

Award(s):

  • British Independent Film Awards 2011:
    Won – British Independent Film Award, Most Promising Newcomer (Tom Cullen) and Best Achievement in Production.
  • Dinard British Film Festival 2011:
    Won – Special Mention (Andrew Haigh).
  • Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2012:
    Won – Dorian Award, Film of the Year.
  • SXSW Film Festival 2011:
    Won – Audience Award, Emerging Visions (Andrew Haigh).

Photos:

Weekend (2011) Photos Gallery


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Rating:

  • 7.7/10 – IMDB,
  • 95% – Rotten Tomatoes,
  • 4/5 (2) – Our Viewers.

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