LE WEEK-END

Directed by Roger Michell | Written by Hanif Kureishi

Academy Award winner Jim Broadbent (IRIS, TOPSY-TURVY, ANOTHER YEAR) and Lindsay Duncan (the forthcoming ABOUT TIME, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, MANSFIELD PARK) give exquisite performances as Nick and Meg, a long-married British couple revisiting Paris for the first time since their honeymoon in an attempt to rekindle their relationship.

During a two-day escapade, diffident, wistful Nick and demanding, take-charge Meg careen from harmony to disharmony to resignation and back again as they take stock of half a lifetime of deep tenderness -- and even deeper regret.  A surprise invitation from Nick’s old friend Morgan (Jeff Goldblum), an amusingly boorish American academic with a fancy Parisian address, soon leads them to an unexpectedly hopeful vision of what their love and marriage might still become.

This magically buoyant, bittersweet romantic comedy, starring two of Britain’s national treasures, is a new peak in the ongoing collaboration between screenwriter Hanif Kureishi and director Roger Michell, following VENUS, THE MOTHER and THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA.

  • Awards:
    Winner! British Independent Film Awards 2013 - Best Actress Award (Lindsay Duncan)
    Toronto International Film Festival 2013 - Special Presentation
    New York Film Festival 2013 - Official Selection
    Palm Springs Film Festival 2014 - Official Selection


LE WEEK-END
Directed by Roger Michell | Written by Hanif Kureishi
With Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan, Jeff Goldblum, Olly Alexander, Judith Davis
93 min, Romance | Drama, UK, 2013

Coming to VOD, Blu-ray and DVD on July 8, 2014 !

US Distribution: Music Box Films

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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